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Chronic leukaemia reading list

Men and women discussing chronic leukaemia

This page gives details of a selection of booklets, leaflets and other resources for people with chronic leukaemia – chronic myeloid leukaemia, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and hairy cell leukaemia. You can also find a list of books about cancer, treatments, and living with cancer on our general reading list. On this page there is information about


Booklets, CDs, audiotapes and factsheets from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

  • Understanding chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • Understanding chronic myeloid leukaemia (also on CD)
  • Healthy eating and cancer 
  • Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
  • Sexuality and cancer 
  • Understanding donor stem cell (allogeneic) transplants (also on CD) 
  • Understanding chemotherapy (also on CD)
  • Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
  • Understanding radiotherapy (also on CD)
  • Talking to children and teenagers when an adult has cancer (also on CD)
  • Talking about your cancer 

From Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)
  • Hairy Cell Leukaemia (HCL)
  • Donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI) – what's involved?
  • Newly diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Watch and wait – monitoring while treatment is not necessary
  • Undergoing high dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplant

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Updated: 31 March 2015