This along with radiation therapy are effective in destroying acute leukemia cells that may be growing rapidly. It's usually done on an outpatient basis.
This may be needed as well to replace blood cells.
Bone marrow transplant
To replace the bone marrow cells destroyed during chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant can be performed to generate healthy stem cells. Donor cells may be given via an IV, after which the bone marrow begins to produce normal white and red blood cells along with platelets.
Medications and antibiotics
Medications and antibiotics may be prescribed by the child's pediatrician based on the stage and type of leukemia.
medicines may be given to the child, by a needle, in the area surrounding the spinal cord.