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Leukaemia

Leukaemia is a blood cancer that affects the formation of white blood cells. Not all types of leukaemia are curable. Learn more here.

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Leukaemia in children

Leukaemia is the most common cancer in children. Children with leukaemia usually need treatment for two to three years. Learn more about leukaemia in children.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) tends to develop slowly, so you could have CLL for years without noticing any symptoms or needing treatment. Learn more here.

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White blood cells

White blood cells are a vital part of your immune system, detecting and dealing with infections. Find out more more about health problems involving white blood cells.

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What is a haematologist?

A haematologist is a specialist doctor who treats conditions that affect the blood – such as leukaemia and haemophilia – and the organs that make the blood.

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HTLV-1 infection

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a virus that infects T-cells, white blood cells that form part of the immune system. Learn more here.

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Multiple myeloma

Myeloma, or multiple myeloma, develops when plasma cells build up abnormally in the bone marrow. Know the options if you’re diagnosed with myeloma.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.

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Blood and blood vessels

The heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions.

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Blood disorders

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