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Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

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Bacterial microbiome mapping. Orange lines making connections and overlapping each other.

The microbiome is made up of trillions of microbes, including bacteria, fungi and even viruses. A research group believes this bustling community could be the key for preventing childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The microbiome is made up of trillions of microbes, including bacteria, fungi and even viruses. A research group believes this bustling community could be the key for preventing childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

by Sophie Wedekind | Analysis | 3 January 2024

3 January 2024

This entry is part 11 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
A scientist handling patient samples at an experimental cancer medicine centre.

We're helping treble funding for paediatric Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres, paving the way to more effective and less toxic treatments for children and young people. We're helping treble funding for paediatric Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres, paving the way to more effective and less toxic treatments for children and young people.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 3 April 2023

3 April 2023

An electron microscope image of white blood cells

In 1930, it was discovered that children with Down syndrome are at a greater risk of developing certain types of leukaemia, but much of our understanding of this link remains a mystery. In 1930, it was discovered that children with Down syndrome are at a greater risk of developing certain types of leukaemia, but much of our understanding of this link remains a mystery.

by Lilly Matson | Analysis, Personal stories | 1 September 2022

1 September 2022

Amarvir (pictured with his dad Jag) was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2010.

Since the 1970s, 30,000 deaths have been avoided thanks in part to the progress we’ve made in diagnosing and treating children's and young people's cancers. Since the 1970s, 30,000 deaths have been avoided thanks in part to the progress we’ve made in diagnosing and treating children's and young people's cancers.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 29 September 2021

29 September 2021

Patients with a specific type of leukaemia will not have access to a new treatment after it failed to win provisional recommendation for NHS use in England. Patients with a specific type of leukaemia will not have access to a new treatment after it failed to win provisional recommendation for NHS use in England.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 6 March 2019

6 March 2019

Gianfranco Zola gave eighteen-year-old Ed Garside the surprise of his life in a special meeting organised by Stand Up To Cancer’s official partner, Hyundai Moto Gianfranco Zola gave eighteen-year-old Ed Garside the surprise of his life in a special meeting organised by Stand Up To Cancer’s official partner, Hyundai Moto

by Cancer Research UK | News | 18 October 2018

18 October 2018

Researcher handling vials of chemicals

A cancer immunotherapy will be offered on the NHS in England to some children and young adults with leukaemia, NHS England announced today. A cancer immunotherapy will be offered on the NHS in England to some children and young adults with leukaemia, NHS England announced today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 5 September 2018

5 September 2018