Do You Need Help With Your Disability Claim?

Disability Attorneys and Advocates can help you in all phases of the disability claim process.

Contact an advocate today for your FREE case evaluation!

Free Online Evaluation!

What is Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia?

Definition of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, is a type of cancer that starts from white blood cells in the bone marrow (the soft inner part of the bones) called lymphocytes. In most cases it quickly moves into the blood. It can then spread to other parts of the body including the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and testes. The Social Security Administration will automatically consider you disabled for 2 ½ years from the time of your initial diagnosis.


Browse Our Glossary Alphabetically

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | ALL