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Leukaemia is a type of blood cancer that affects the white blood cells. These cells are an important part of our immune system that fight infection.
In this section you can find out more about how the body works and how childhood leukaemia develops.
If you’re worried about or know a child who’s been diagnosed with a certain type of leukaemia, please select it in the menu above to find more specific information.
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You can order free printed copies of our patient information booklets, as well as patient diaries, information on dietary advice and more.