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Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Men and women discussing acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

All about acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose ALL, treatment including chemotherapy, intensive treatment (bone marrow or stem cell transplant) and current research. Living with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia covers coping with your diagnosis, diet after treatment, recovering from a transplant and how leukaemia and treatment may affect your sex life.

There are several other types of leukaemia, so please make sure you are in the right section.  Go to our general leukaemia page if you are in any doubt.

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RSS Feed Latest acute lymphoblastic leukaemia news

News: Genetically modified immunotherapy shows promise in B-cell acute leukaemia
Treatment with genetically modified immune cells caused remission in patients with a particular type of acute leukaemia, according to a smal...
20 Mar 2013
Press release: Cancer Research UK launches trial of new drug to treat acute childhood leukaemia
Cancer Research UK's Drug Development Office has opened the first trial of a new type of drug to treat children aged from six months to 18 y...
27 Jan 2012
News: Potential new way to treat childhood leukaemia identified
An international team of scientists has discovered a potential new treatment target for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), accord...
5 Sep 2011
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Updated: 16 May 2014