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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest: Visiting The Royal Marsden is still suspended, but we want to reassure our patients, their families and anyone worried about cancer during this difficult time that we are still delivering treatment - the hospital is open. Please see more information here about how we are keeping everyone safe.

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).