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Leukaemia is a type of blood cancer that affects your blood cells, usually white blood cells. These cells are an important part of your immune system that fight infection.
In this section you can find out more about how your body works and how leukaemia develops.
If you’re worried about or have been diagnosed with a certain type of leukaemia, select it in the menu above to find more specific information.
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