You usually have a number of tests to diagnose acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). You might also have some of these tests throughout your treatment.
Find out about having blood tests to diagnose AML and what happens afterwards.
This test checks for cancer cells in the bone marrow. Find out what to expect.
X-rays use high energy rays to take pictures of the inside of your body.
A lumbar puncture checks whether leukaemia cells have spread to the spinal fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Find out more.
You might have an ultrasound to check your lymph nodes, liver and spleen. Read about what happens.
Find out what a CT scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
You have this tests if your doctor thinks that a donor stem cell marrow transplant might be a possible treatment for you.