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B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

MedGen UID:
226949
Concept ID:
C1292769
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; B Cell Precursor Type Acute Leukemia; B lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma; B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; B-Cell ALL; B-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia; B-Cell Precursor Type Acute Leukemia; B-Cell Type Acute Leukemia; c-ALL; Common ALL; Common precursor B ALL; Mature B-cell leukemia Burkitt type; Pre-B ALL; Pre-pre-B ALL; precursor B lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma; precursor B lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia; Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia; Precursor B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia; precursor B-lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia; Pro-B ALL
SNOMED CT: c-ALL (128823009); Pro-B ALL (128823009); Pre-pre-B ALL (128823009); Pre-B ALL (128823009); Common precursor B ALL (128823009); Common ALL (128823009); Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia (128823009); Mature B-cell leukemia Burkitt type (277571004); B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (277571004)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0004947

Definition

The most frequent type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Approximately 75% of cases occur in children under six years of age. This is a good prognosis leukemia. In the pediatric age group the complete remission rate is approximately 95% and the disease free survival rate is 70%. Approximately 80% of children appear to be cured. In the adult age group the complete remission rate is 60-85%. (WHO, 2001) [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Qayed M, McGuirk JP, Myers GD, Parameswaran V, Waller EK, Holman P, Rodrigues M, Clough LF, Willert J
Cytotherapy 2022 Sep;24(9):869-878. Epub 2022 Jun 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2022.05.003. PMID: 35718701
Hayden PJ, Roddie C, Bader P, Basak GW, Bonig H, Bonini C, Chabannon C, Ciceri F, Corbacioglu S, Ellard R, Sanchez-Guijo F, Jäger U, Hildebrandt M, Hudecek M, Kersten MJ, Köhl U, Kuball J, Mielke S, Mohty M, Murray J, Nagler A, Rees J, Rioufol C, Saccardi R, Snowden JA, Styczynski J, Subklewe M, Thieblemont C, Topp M, Ispizua ÁU, Chen D, Vrhovac R, Gribben JG, Kröger N, Einsele H, Yakoub-Agha I
Ann Oncol 2022 Mar;33(3):259-275. Epub 2021 Dec 16 doi: 10.1016/j.annonc.2021.12.003. PMID: 34923107
Harvey RC, Tasian SK
Blood Adv 2020 Jan 14;4(1):218-228. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000163. PMID: 31935290Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Lejman M, Chałupnik A, Chilimoniuk Z, Dobosz M
Int J Mol Sci 2022 Mar 2;23(5) doi: 10.3390/ijms23052755. PMID: 35269896Free PMC Article
Brown PA, Ji L, Xu X, Devidas M, Hogan LE, Borowitz MJ, Raetz EA, Zugmaier G, Sharon E, Bernhardt MB, Terezakis SA, Gore L, Whitlock JA, Pulsipher MA, Hunger SP, Loh ML
JAMA 2021 Mar 2;325(9):833-842. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.0669. PMID: 33651090Free PMC Article
Witkowski MT, Dolgalev I, Evensen NA, Ma C, Chambers T, Roberts KG, Sreeram S, Dai Y, Tikhonova AN, Lasry A, Qu C, Pei D, Cheng C, Robbins GA, Pierro J, Selvaraj S, Mezzano V, Daves M, Lupo PJ, Scheurer ME, Loomis CA, Mullighan CG, Chen W, Rabin KR, Tsirigos A, Carroll WL, Aifantis I
Cancer Cell 2020 Jun 8;37(6):867-882.e12. Epub 2020 May 28 doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2020.04.015. PMID: 32470390Free PMC Article
Lee DW, Santomasso BD, Locke FL, Ghobadi A, Turtle CJ, Brudno JN, Maus MV, Park JH, Mead E, Pavletic S, Go WY, Eldjerou L, Gardner RA, Frey N, Curran KJ, Peggs K, Pasquini M, DiPersio JF, van den Brink MRM, Komanduri KV, Grupp SA, Neelapu SS
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2019 Apr;25(4):625-638. Epub 2018 Dec 25 doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.12.758. PMID: 30592986
Park JH, Rivière I, Gonen M, Wang X, Sénéchal B, Curran KJ, Sauter C, Wang Y, Santomasso B, Mead E, Roshal M, Maslak P, Davila M, Brentjens RJ, Sadelain M
N Engl J Med 2018 Feb 1;378(5):449-459. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1709919. PMID: 29385376Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

Lin C, Xu JQ, Zhong GC, Chen H, Xue HM, Yang M, Chen C
Front Immunol 2022;13:1043111. Epub 2022 Nov 11 doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.1043111. PMID: 36439178Free PMC Article
Lejman M, Chałupnik A, Chilimoniuk Z, Dobosz M
Int J Mol Sci 2022 Mar 2;23(5) doi: 10.3390/ijms23052755. PMID: 35269896Free PMC Article
Witkowski MT, Dolgalev I, Evensen NA, Ma C, Chambers T, Roberts KG, Sreeram S, Dai Y, Tikhonova AN, Lasry A, Qu C, Pei D, Cheng C, Robbins GA, Pierro J, Selvaraj S, Mezzano V, Daves M, Lupo PJ, Scheurer ME, Loomis CA, Mullighan CG, Chen W, Rabin KR, Tsirigos A, Carroll WL, Aifantis I
Cancer Cell 2020 Jun 8;37(6):867-882.e12. Epub 2020 May 28 doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2020.04.015. PMID: 32470390Free PMC Article
Kruse A, Abdel-Azim N, Kim HN, Ruan Y, Phan V, Ogana H, Wang W, Lee R, Gang EJ, Khazal S, Kim YM
Int J Mol Sci 2020 Feb 5;21(3) doi: 10.3390/ijms21031054. PMID: 32033444Free PMC Article
Harvey RC, Tasian SK
Blood Adv 2020 Jan 14;4(1):218-228. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000163. PMID: 31935290Free PMC Article

Therapy

Agashe RP, Lippman SM, Kurzrock R
Mol Cancer Ther 2022 Dec 2;21(12):1757-1764. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-22-0323. PMID: 36252553Free PMC Article
Qi Y, Zhao M, Hu Y, Wang Y, Li P, Cao J, Shi M, Tan J, Zhang M, Xiao X, Xia J, Ma S, Qiao J, Yan Z, Li H, Pan B, Sang W, Li D, Li Z, Zhou J, Huang H, Liang A, Zheng J, Xu K
Blood 2022 Jun 9;139(23):3376-3386. doi: 10.1182/blood.2021013733. PMID: 35338773
Brown PA, Ji L, Xu X, Devidas M, Hogan LE, Borowitz MJ, Raetz EA, Zugmaier G, Sharon E, Bernhardt MB, Terezakis SA, Gore L, Whitlock JA, Pulsipher MA, Hunger SP, Loh ML
JAMA 2021 Mar 2;325(9):833-842. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.0669. PMID: 33651090Free PMC Article
Ma S, Li X, Wang X, Cheng L, Li Z, Zhang C, Ye Z, Qian Q
Int J Biol Sci 2019;15(12):2548-2560. Epub 2019 Sep 7 doi: 10.7150/ijbs.34213. PMID: 31754328Free PMC Article
Lee DW, Santomasso BD, Locke FL, Ghobadi A, Turtle CJ, Brudno JN, Maus MV, Park JH, Mead E, Pavletic S, Go WY, Eldjerou L, Gardner RA, Frey N, Curran KJ, Peggs K, Pasquini M, DiPersio JF, van den Brink MRM, Komanduri KV, Grupp SA, Neelapu SS
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2019 Apr;25(4):625-638. Epub 2018 Dec 25 doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.12.758. PMID: 30592986

Prognosis

Lejman M, Chałupnik A, Chilimoniuk Z, Dobosz M
Int J Mol Sci 2022 Mar 2;23(5) doi: 10.3390/ijms23052755. PMID: 35269896Free PMC Article
Locatelli F, Zugmaier G, Rizzari C, Morris JD, Gruhn B, Klingebiel T, Parasole R, Linderkamp C, Flotho C, Petit A, Micalizzi C, Mergen N, Mohammad A, Kormany WN, Eckert C, Möricke A, Sartor M, Hrusak O, Peters C, Saha V, Vinti L, von Stackelberg A
JAMA 2021 Mar 2;325(9):843-854. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.0987. PMID: 33651091Free PMC Article
Witkowski MT, Dolgalev I, Evensen NA, Ma C, Chambers T, Roberts KG, Sreeram S, Dai Y, Tikhonova AN, Lasry A, Qu C, Pei D, Cheng C, Robbins GA, Pierro J, Selvaraj S, Mezzano V, Daves M, Lupo PJ, Scheurer ME, Loomis CA, Mullighan CG, Chen W, Rabin KR, Tsirigos A, Carroll WL, Aifantis I
Cancer Cell 2020 Jun 8;37(6):867-882.e12. Epub 2020 May 28 doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2020.04.015. PMID: 32470390Free PMC Article
Kruse A, Abdel-Azim N, Kim HN, Ruan Y, Phan V, Ogana H, Wang W, Lee R, Gang EJ, Khazal S, Kim YM
Int J Mol Sci 2020 Feb 5;21(3) doi: 10.3390/ijms21031054. PMID: 32033444Free PMC Article
Park JH, Rivière I, Gonen M, Wang X, Sénéchal B, Curran KJ, Sauter C, Wang Y, Santomasso B, Mead E, Roshal M, Maslak P, Davila M, Brentjens RJ, Sadelain M
N Engl J Med 2018 Feb 1;378(5):449-459. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1709919. PMID: 29385376Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Agashe RP, Lippman SM, Kurzrock R
Mol Cancer Ther 2022 Dec 2;21(12):1757-1764. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-22-0323. PMID: 36252553Free PMC Article
Locatelli F, Zugmaier G, Rizzari C, Morris JD, Gruhn B, Klingebiel T, Parasole R, Linderkamp C, Flotho C, Petit A, Micalizzi C, Mergen N, Mohammad A, Kormany WN, Eckert C, Möricke A, Sartor M, Hrusak O, Peters C, Saha V, Vinti L, von Stackelberg A
JAMA 2021 Mar 2;325(9):843-854. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.0987. PMID: 33651091Free PMC Article
Hu Y, Zhou Y, Zhang M, Ge W, Li Y, Yang L, Wei G, Han L, Wang H, Yu S, Chen Y, Wang Y, He X, Zhang X, Gao M, Yang J, Li X, Ren J, Huang H
Clin Cancer Res 2021 May 15;27(10):2764-2772. Epub 2021 Feb 24 doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-3863. PMID: 33627493
Kruse A, Abdel-Azim N, Kim HN, Ruan Y, Phan V, Ogana H, Wang W, Lee R, Gang EJ, Khazal S, Kim YM
Int J Mol Sci 2020 Feb 5;21(3) doi: 10.3390/ijms21031054. PMID: 32033444Free PMC Article
Maude SL, Laetsch TW, Buechner J, Rives S, Boyer M, Bittencourt H, Bader P, Verneris MR, Stefanski HE, Myers GD, Qayed M, De Moerloose B, Hiramatsu H, Schlis K, Davis KL, Martin PL, Nemecek ER, Yanik GA, Peters C, Baruchel A, Boissel N, Mechinaud F, Balduzzi A, Krueger J, June CH, Levine BL, Wood P, Taran T, Leung M, Mueller KT, Zhang Y, Sen K, Lebwohl D, Pulsipher MA, Grupp SA
N Engl J Med 2018 Feb 1;378(5):439-448. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1709866. PMID: 29385370Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Becerril-Rico J, Delgado-Montes YA, Ortiz-Sánchez E
Leuk Lymphoma 2023 Nov-Dec;64(11):1822-1831. Epub 2023 Aug 7 doi: 10.1080/10428194.2023.2243357. PMID: 37548560
Andrade AM, Teixeira VR, Pogue R, Figueiredo ACMG, Carvalho JL
Cytotherapy 2023 Sep;25(9):930-938. Epub 2023 Jun 20 doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2023.05.011. PMID: 37341664
Elsallab M, Ellithi M, Hempel S, Abdel-Azim H, Abou-El-Enein M
Cancer Gene Ther 2023 Jun;30(6):845-854. Epub 2023 Feb 7 doi: 10.1038/s41417-023-00593-3. PMID: 36750666Free PMC Article
Grover P, Veilleux O, Tian L, Sun R, Previtera M, Curran E, Muffly L
Blood Adv 2022 Mar 8;6(5):1608-1618. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2020003482. PMID: 34610109Free PMC Article
Zhang C, Amos Burke GA
Leuk Lymphoma 2018 Aug;59(8):1807-1813. Epub 2017 Oct 12 doi: 10.1080/10428194.2017.1387914. PMID: 29022749

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