Understanding chronic myeloid leukaemia

Find out about leukaemia, your blood and what CML is.

  • What is chronic myeloid leukaemia?

    Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a cancer of the white blood cells. It is a rare form of cancer.

  • The blood

    To understand chronic myeloid leukaemia, it helps to understand a bit about your blood.

  • Symptoms of CML

    Not everyone has symptoms. Any symptoms that occur are usually mild and similar to common illnesses such as flu.