Lymphoma, Leukaemia and Myeloma
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Lymphoma, leukaemia and myeloma arise from different parts of the white blood cell system. Unlike the solid tumours they can be widely distributed in the body, and this means they need a different approach. The outlook for people with these very different cancers varies, but in all cases it is improving, and in some types over 90% will be cured.
Different lymphomas and leukaemias occur at different peak ages, including some cancers in children and young adults.
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