T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) is an aggressive cancer arising from aberrant proliferation of T cell progenitors and accounts for 15% of pediatric ALL cases. Current standard treatment, consisting of high-dose multiagent chemotherapy, has led to an overall survival rate exceeding 80%. Nevertheless, one out of five children with T-ALL will relapse within four years after the start of therapy. New treatment options are urgently needed.
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