Getting diagnosed

Read about getting diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), including tests you might have. 


There is no screening programme for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Find out why.

Seeing your GP

Get tips on how to get the most from your GP appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Find out when GPs refer people to see an AML specialist (a doctor called a haematologist).


Find out about tests to diagnose acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and other  tests you might have through your treatment

Last reviewed: 
29 May 2020
Next review due: 
26 May 2023
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