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Cancer treatment can be confusing. It is important to understand the purpose of your treatment and what it involves.
The best treatment for you depends on the type of acute leukaemia you have, your age and your general health.
Treatment for acute leukaemia usually begins soon after the diagnosis and often as an inpatient.
Use the information in this section to learn about treatment plans, what treatment involves, possible side effects, and what happens at the end of treatment.
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Your specialist will discuss a treatment plan with you, and explain what this involves.
There are several types of cancer treatment, and most people with cancer have one or more of these.
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Some people can get help if they need to travel for treatment or medical appointments.
There are times when you may want advice or help with financial, legal or work matters.