PowerPoint Presentation - Understanding the Barriers and Facilitatorsto Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy in Hispanic Youth with A.L.L.

Therapy for A.L.L.
lA.L.L. (unlike other pediatric cancers) requires a prolonged ÒmaintenanceÓ phase:
lSelf-/parent-administered oral chemotherapy
lTaken at home over ~2 years
lSignificant relationship between systemic exposure to oral antimetabolite chemotherapy and EFS in childhood A.L.L.
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