NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Version 1.2017
Replacing lost blood with new blood.
When pieces of two chromosomes (long strands of coded
instructions for controlling cells) break off and switch with
An outcome or improvement related to treatment.
tumor lysis syndrome (TLS)
A condition that occurs when many cancer cells die very
quickly and release their contents into the blood, which can
damage the kidneys and other organs.
tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) panel
A test that measures certain chemicals that are released
into the blood when cancer cells die.
tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI)
A type of drug that targets and blocks the protein made
gene so that it can’t tell leukemia cells to
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
A federal government agency that regulates drugs and food.
A chemical that is made and released into the blood when
cells and other substances in the body break down.
A biological agent inserted into the body to prevent a
A small tube that carries blood to the heart from anywhere in
white blood cell
A type of blood cell that helps fight infections in the body.