Title

A day in the life of an ALL survivor

Date

5-31-2018 8:00 AM

End Time

31-5-2018 10:00 AM

Location

WUC Summit Room

Session Chair

Tom Kelly

Session Chair

Jennifer Taylor-Winney

Session Title

Health and Exercise Science poster Session

Presentation Type

Poster session

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Janet Roberts

Abstract

The most prevalent of all childhood cancers, with no known cause, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of blood and bone marrow that affects the white blood cells of an individual. With treatment available ALL is a treatable cancer if caught early on. Treatments include chemotherapy and/or drugs that target and destroy cancer cells. This case study looks at one young male’s battle with ALL and the lasting impacts it has had on his life. Included is the biopsychosocial model along with other research regarding the lifelong impact ALL has on an individual.

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May 31st, 8:00 AM May 31st, 10:00 AM

A day in the life of an ALL survivor

WUC Summit Room

The most prevalent of all childhood cancers, with no known cause, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of blood and bone marrow that affects the white blood cells of an individual. With treatment available ALL is a treatable cancer if caught early on. Treatments include chemotherapy and/or drugs that target and destroy cancer cells. This case study looks at one young male’s battle with ALL and the lasting impacts it has had on his life. Included is the biopsychosocial model along with other research regarding the lifelong impact ALL has on an individual.