Getting diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

You usually start by seeing your GP if you have symptoms. Your GP will examine you and might arrange blood tests. If the results show signs of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) they will refer you straight away to see a specialist.

Seeing your GP when you have symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

You usually start by seeing your GP if you have symptoms. Find out what happens and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Find out when GPs refer people to see a specialist (haematologist).

Screening for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

There is no national screening programme for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Find out why. 

Tests for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Find out about tests to diagnose ALL including blood tests, bone marrow tests and a lumbar puncture.

Last reviewed: 
16 Jun 2021
Next review due: 
16 Jun 2024
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