Find out about the possible symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and when to see your doctor.

Getting diagnosed

Find out about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist, and the tests you might have to diagnose ALL.


Read about the different types of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).


Find out about the different types of treatment for ALL, including chemotherapy and stem cell transplants, and about your follow up appointments afterwards.

Research and clinical trials

Read about research into acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), and find out what clinical trials are and how to take part. 

Living with ALL

Read about coping with ALL and the support available, diet and exercise, life after a transplant, and sex and fertility.


Find out about survival for ALL. Survival depends on many factors so you can only use these figures as a guide.

Risks and causes

We don’t know what causes most cases of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. But there are some factors that may increase your risk of developing it.

Last reviewed: 
16 Apr 2018
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