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Leukaemia in children

Leukaemia is the most common childhood cancer. Children with leukaemia are usually treated for 2 to 3 years. Read more about childhood leukaemia here.

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Leukaemia

Leukaemia is a cancer that affects the formation of white blood cells. Learn about the different types, as well as symptoms and treatment options.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a common type of leukaemia that often progresses slowly without any symptoms and often doesn’t need treatment.

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HTLV-1 infection

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) can infect your blood. Learn more about HTLV-1, how you can catch it and the diseases it causes.

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The role of a haematologist

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

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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma develops when plasma cells build up abnormally in your bone marrow. Currently there's no cure but treatment is available.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system. Read about the symptoms and treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Dealing with childhood (paediatric) cancer

If your child is diagnosed with cancer, you will have many challenges ahead. Find out how to tell your child and where to go for support.

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Cancer types

There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.

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Blood and blood vessels

Blood flowing through the blood vessels carries oxygen, nutrients and waste around the body. Find out the components of blood.

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