About childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Find out what childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is, including why and how leukaemia causes symptoms.

Symptoms of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Many symptoms are similar to those of more minor childhood illness. Read about the most common signs and symptoms here.

Referral to a specialist

Your guide to what happens when your child is referred to a specialist children’s doctor if they have symptoms that could be acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Tests for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Get information on the tests your child might have for leukaemia.

Treatment for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

The main treatment for childhood ALL is chemotherapy.

Research into childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Researchers are looking into new treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia as well as ways to reduce the side effects treatment can cause.

Coping with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Your guide to organisations and resources that can help you and your family cope with a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Follow up and late effects of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Find out about the possible late effects of treatment and how your child is followed up after treatment.

Last reviewed: 
31 Jul 2018

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