Saturday, 9 October 2010

Some information about the charity we are supporting! One cancer in particular that we feel particularly passionate about is childhood leukaemia.

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Reasearch. Beating Blood Cancers.

Childhood Leukaemia.

Leukaemia is the most common form of cancer in children. It is a blood cancer that affects the white blood cells, a vital part of our immune system that fights infection.
Around 450 children are diagnosed with leukaemia in the UK every year. Leukaemia tends to develop in children between the ages of two and four. But children of any age can develop this blood cancer.
Most children with leukaemia are diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is much less common.

Leukaemia is the most common form cancer in children. Most children with leukaemia develop a type called acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

Leukaemia is the most common form cancer in children. Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is the least common form of leukaemia in children.