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World J Hematol. Aug 6, 2014; 3(3): 49-70
Published online Aug 6, 2014. doi: 10.5315/wjh.v3.i3.49
Current approach to relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children
Jose L Fuster
Jose L Fuster, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, 30120 Murcia, Spain
Author contributions: Fuster JL solely contributed to this paper.
Supported by The Asociación Pablo Ugarte
Correspondence to: Jose L Fuster, MD, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Ctra, Madrid-Cartagena s/n, El Palmar, 30120 Murcia, Spain. josel.fuster@carm.es
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Received: January 29, 2014
Revised: May 31, 2014
Accepted: June 18, 2014
Published online: August 6, 2014
Core Tip

Core tip: Selected recent publications regarding the current management of childhood relapsed acute lymophoblastic leukemia have been reviewed. Controversies, current lines of investigation and possible future directions are discussed.