Symptoms

The possible symptoms of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and when to see your doctor.

Risks and causes

Find out about the possible causes chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

Types

There are 2 types main groups of leukaemia. They are acute and chronic leukaemia.They are then grouped by the type of white blood cell that is affected. 

Stages

The staging of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is described in phases. The phase of your CML helps your doctor to decide which treatment you need.
 

Survival

Find out about survival for chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

Getting diagnosed

Your GP will ask you about your symptoms and might arrange an urgent blood test or refer you to a specialist.

Treatment

Your treatment depends on the phase of your leukaemia, your general health, your age and level of fitness.

Living with CML

Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is often a slowly developing condition. Treatment can keep it under control for many years. Find out how to live with it and what support's avaliable.
 

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research and clinical trials looking at chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

Information and help