Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a blood cancer more common in people aged over 65.
AML can be treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, targeted therapies and stem cell transplants.
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is a fast-growing type of leukaemia which affects lymphocyte white blood cells.
It is most common in adolescents and young people between the ages of 15 and 25.
Chronic myeloid leukaemia is more common in men than women.
CML is treated with targeted therapies, chemotherapy, steroid therapy and stem cell transplants, depending on the type.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is a slow growing type of leukaemia. Around 200 people in Ireland are diagnosed with CLL each year. It is more common in men than women and is most often diagnosed in people over 55.
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