Coronavirus (COVID-19): visiting The Royal Marsden suspended

Due to the increasing numbers of cases of coronavirus across the UK, we have suspended all visiting to The Royal Marsden apart from specific circumstances. Read here for more information.

Leukaemia (paediatric)

Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Chronic leukaemias are rare in childhood.

There are four main types of leukaemia:

  • acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)
  • acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
  • chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).