Leukaemia is a type of blood cancer. It starts when white blood cells developing in the bone marrow become abnormal.
There are different types of leukaemia. They can be broken down into:
- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
- Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)
- Chronic lymphoblastic leukaemia (CLL)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML)
Find below, statistics for leukaemia in NSW. Incidence and mortality data are currently available up until 2017.