Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) in Adults. Acute lymphocytic (or lymphoblastic) leukemia is sometimes called ALL. It starts in the bone marrow where blood cells are made. It is more common in children than in adults. Nov 07, 2018 · Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a form of cancer. Each part of its name tells you something about the cancer itself: Acute: The cancer is often fast-growing and requires early detection and treatment. Without treatment, bone marrow cells can’t properly mature, and a person won’t have enough healthy, mature bone marrow.Author: Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN.
Oct 29, 2018 · What Is Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) What is acute myeloid leukemia? Acute myeloid leukemia or AML is a type of cancer that affects the bone marrow and blood. Another name is acute leukemia no-lymphocytic. According to the Cleveland Clinic, AML is the most common type of acute leukemia in adults. AML is a type of leukemia.Author: Alice Miles.