Living with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Getting practical and emotional support can help you to cope with a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).Get support to cope during and after AML treatment, including information on:

  • sex and fertility
  • diet and physical activity
  • life after a transplant

We also have information on other resources and support organisations.

Coping and support when you have acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Everyone copes with a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in their own way. There are things you can do to help yourself cope, and others can support you.

Sex, fertility and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and its treatment can affect your sex life and cause fertility issues. Find out what can happen and ways to help cope. 

Diet and physical activity after acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

You might start to think about your diet and the amount of physical activity you do after treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Here is some general information to help. 

Life after transplant for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

It takes a long time to get over intensive treatment such as a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. Find out about life after a transplant for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) resources and support organisations

There are organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and its treatment.

Last reviewed: 
10 Nov 2023
Next review due: 
10 Nov 2026