Find out about different treatments for chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), and get help with treatment decisions you might need to make.

  • Making treatment decisions

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. Having the right information will help you make the right decision for you.

  • Targeted (biological) therapies

    Targeted (biological) therapies interfere with the way cells grow and divide.

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat leukaemia. It is most commonly given as an injection into a vein or as tablets or capsules.

  • Interferon Alpha

    Interferon is occasionally used to treat CML in the chronic phase.

  • Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

    Stem cell and bone marrow transplants are used with high-dose chemotherapy to treat and control some leukaemias.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

  • Life after treatment for CML

    You might be thinking about how to get back to normal following treatment. Find advice, information and support about coping with and after treatment for leukaemia.