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Absolute neutrophil count (ANC), 215-219,458 protecting child, 216-219 Accepting help, 95 Acupressure for pain, 47 Acupuncture, 206

for pain management, 47 Relief Band, 215 Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), 15, 20-27 cell types in, 21-22 chromosome number in, 22 CNS prophylaxis for, 24-25 consolidation therapy for, 25 induction phase of treatment, 24

intensive regimens, 26 maintenance for, 26 newest treatment options,

26-27 prognosis for, 21 reinduction for, 25 relapse, treatment of, 389 response to treatment, 23 stem cell transplantation for,

26, 394 thymus enlargement, 18 translocations in, 22-23 treatment for, 23-27 Acute myeloid leukemia (AML),

27-32

bone marrow transplant (BMT) for, 31

chemotherapy and, 17-18 chloromas, treatment for, 32 CNS prophylaxis for, 30 diagnosis of, 19 newest treatment options, 32 prognosis for, 28 relapse, treatment of, 389 stem cell transplantation for, 394

subtypes of, 27 treatment for, 28-32

Acyclovir, 221

stem cell transplantation and, 412 Adhesives dissolvers, 151

for external catheters, 150-151 Adjunctive therapies, 205-206 A&D ointment, 224 Adolescents hospital support groups, 132 pill-taking, 62-63 talking with, 36-37 Adriamycin, 181-182 Adversarial relationships with doctors, 111 Advocating for child, 129-131 Agenesis, 372 AIDS virus, 52 Air services, free, 472-474 Alanine aminotransferase (ALT),

459 Alkaloids, 172 Alkylating agents, 17, 172 All-Dress, 151

Allogeneic transplants, 395-397 All-trans-retinoic acid, 191-192 Alternative treatments, 206-208 American Cancer Society, 463 American Legion, 267 Americans with Disabilities Act

Franconi anemia, 17 Anesthesia. See Sedation Anger. See also Temper tantrums acceptable outlets for, 352-353 of children, 37, 340 at diagnosis, 8-9 at healthcare team, 120 relapse and, 386 of siblings, 318-319 Animals, diseases from, 221-223 Anniversaries, observing, 440 Anorexia, 269-270 Anthracyclines, 372-373

Antibiotics, 172

lactose intolerance and, 271 prophylactic antibiotics,

194-195 stem cell transplantation infections, 411 Antidepressants, 165 Antimetabolites, 172 Antinausea drugs, 196-200 Apheresis, 398-399 Appetite increased appetite, 270 loss of, 269-270 ARA-C, 179 Aromatherapy, 206 Art therapy, 168

feelings and, 351-352 Aseptic necrosis, 418-419 Asp,176-177 Asparaginase, 177 Aspartate aminotransferase (AST),

460 Aspirin, 218 Atarax, 196

Ataxia telangiectasia, 17 Ativan, 198 Atomic fallout, 17 ATRA, 191-192 Attending physicians, 107 Attorneys for insurance matters, 265 National Organization for Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR), 266

stem cell transplantation issues, 405

Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry (ABMTR), 403 Autologous stem cell transplants, 397

for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), 31

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