Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support, or just need to understand the basics.

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is cancer of your white blood cells and bone marrow. If you're worried about ALL, it's best to first understand the facts.

Knowing the symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is important. We'll help you understand what's happening to your body and explain how ALL is diagnosed.

The main treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) are chemotherapy, steroids, biological therapies and high dose therapy with stem cell transplant. Find out what these treatments are and how they work.

Living with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) can be difficult, but there's help. We can assist you in finding support and in understanding how to stay healthy.

The exact cause of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is unknown, but there are risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease. Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of ALL.

Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.

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