Leukaemia

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has information leaflets on:

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CLIC Sargent

Provides support to children and young people with cancer and leukaemia, and their families.

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Foundation for Children with Leukaemia

Leukaemia research and funding is the primary aim. Also provides aftercare resources and organises fund-raising events.

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Leukaemia Care

Provides vital care and support to all those whose lives have been affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and the allied blood disorders.

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Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Includes information on leukaemia, Hodgkins disease, lymphomas, myeloma etc.

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Leukaemia Society (UK)

A charity that raises funds devoted to the recruitment of volunteer bone marrow/stem cell donors, research, education and patient care.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Support Association

A resource for patients in the UK with CLL and their carers. They aim to provide accurate and up-to-date information on CLL in a patient friendly format.

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UK Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Forum

A UK based web forum for patients, families, friends and carers of those diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).

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Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) Support Group UK

This website is published and maintained on a voluntary basis by CML patients and carers, for the use of CML patients, their families and carers.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Information and support for people with cancer and leukaemia.

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CancerHelp UK

Provides reliable, easy to understand patient information on cancer and leukaemia from Cancer Research UK.

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African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust

The objective of the charity is to try and do something about the poor representation of the Black community on the UK bone marrow register.

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Leukaemia (lymphocytic) - bendamustine

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Leukaemia (lymphocytic) - fludarabine

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - ofatumumab

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Leukaemia (chronic lymphocytic, relapsed) - rituximab

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Leukaemia (chronic lymphocytic, first line) - rituximab

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Medicine Guides

Information from emc Medicine Guides on:

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Cancer information

Information from the Royal Marsden, a leading UK cancer centre, on cancer and leukaemia.

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Treating Leukaemia

Information from the North London Cancer Network.

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Acute Leukaemia

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Leukaemia, chronic

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Information from BUPA.

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Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Information from BUPA.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Information from BUPA.

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[url=http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/c/chronic-leukaemia]Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) [/url]

Information from BUPA.

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Leukaemia - a general overview

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.