Join Alicia and Lizette as they speak with Dr. Mohammad Maher Abdul-Hay, a hematologist and bone marrow transplant physician in New York, New York who is affiliated with multiple hospitals including NYC Health and Hospitals, Bellevue, and NYU Langone Hospitals. On this episode, Dr. Abdul-Hay explains how ALL is treated and addresses pre-treatment considerations. He also shares the long-term effects of treatment and the importance of getting a second opinion and open communication between a patient and their healthcare team.
Click here to listen to our other episode with Dr. Mohammad Maher Abdul-Hay where he explains how ALL is diagnosed.
Mentioned on this episode:
- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
- CAR (chimeric antigen receptor) T-cell immunotherapy
- Types of ALL treatment
- Allogeneic stem cell transplantation
- Clinical trials
- Relapsed and refractory
Additional LLS Support Resources:
- Information Specialists
- Free telephone/web patient programs
- Free booklets
- Financial support
- Caregiver support
- Support groups
Support for this episode provided by Amgen and Takeda Oncology.