Acute lymphocytic leukemia care at Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic physician talks with a woman about acute lymphocytic leukemia care

Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with acute lymphocytic leukemia. Your care team works together to deliver exactly the care you need.

Team approach

At Mayo Clinic, doctors from multiple specialties form a team to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that meets all of your needs and considers all of your treatment options.

Your care team may include:

Mayo Clinic physicians collaborate on acute lymphocytic leukemia care

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnosis and treatment options to provide you with expert care. At Mayo Clinic, you have access to:

  • Doctors dedicated to caring for people with ALL. Mayo Clinic has several focused groups related to ALL care, including the Acute Leukemia/Myelodysplasia Group and the Bone Marrow Transplant Group.
  • Expert care for children. Children with leukemia are seen at the Children's Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. Pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, collaborate with the Phoenix Children's Hospital to provide care and oversee a single bone marrow transplant program for children. Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida provides pediatric care at through a partnership with Nemours Children's Specialty Care and Wolfson Children's Hospital.
  • Precise diagnostic testing. Mayo Clinic hematopathologists use the latest in laboratory testing to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. Specialized tests can analyze leukemia cells for abnormalities that give your care team clues about which treatments are most likely to benefit you.
  • All the available treatment options. Mayo Clinic offers all of the available treatments so that your care team can carefully consider all of your options. The range of treatments offered includes chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, targeted drug therapy and radiation therapy.
  • The latest treatment innovations. Doctors at Mayo Clinic participate in research studying new treatments for acute lymphocytic leukemia. This means you'll have access to the latest treatments as they become available in clinical trials.

Expert care for everyone with ALL

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating all types and phases of the disease. They are experienced in treating acute lymphocytic leukemia in men and women and in all ages, including the very old and the very young.

Mayo Clinic offers specialized care for:

  • All types of ALL. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience caring for people with all types of B-cell ALL, as well as T-cell ALL and mixed lineage acute leukemias. This includes the most common and the very rare subtypes of ALL.
  • All phases of disease. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have a range of treatment options for every phase of disease, including acute lymphocytic leukemia that is newly diagnosed (not having achieved remission), in remission and in relapse.
  • Leukemia that affects other parts of the body. Acute lymphocytic leukemia mostly affects the blood and bone marrow, but sometimes leukemia cells are found in other parts of the body, such as the brain, spinal cord and testicles. Mayo Clinic doctors are experienced in using tests and procedures to detect and effectively treat leukemia cells in other parts of the body.
  • Recurrence after treatment. Your doctor will work with you to consider all the available treatment options if you experience acute lymphocytic leukemia recurrence, including clinical trials studying the newest treatments.

Expertise and rankings

A Mayo Clinic physician talks with a man about a possible ALL diagnosis.

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating acute lymphocytic leukemia. When you seek care at Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. Mayo Clinic hematologists, hematopathologists, radiation oncologists and transplant specialists work together to ensure that all of your individual needs are addressed when creating your customized treatment plan.
  • Experience you can trust. Each year, more than 450 people with acute lymphocytic leukemia receive care at Mayo Clinic. This experience means your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

More information about billing and insurance:

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