Leukaemia helplines


Acute myeloid leukaemia 

Leukaemia Care

Helpline: 08088 010 444


Leukaemia CARE is a national blood cancer support charity.  We are dedicated to ensuring that anyone affected by blood cancer receives the right information, advice and support.  We not only support patients, but carers and families too who can often carry a lot of the emotional strain when someone they love is diagnosed with a blood cancer.  

Blood Cancer UK

Helpline: 0808 169 5155


We're a community dedicated to beating blood cancer by funding research and supporting those affected.  Since 1960, we've invested over £500 million in blood cancer research, transforming treatments and saving lives.

MacMillan Cancer Support

Support Line: 0808 808 0000



Information on the forms of leukaemia, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.  If you have any questions about cancer, need support, or if you just want someone to talk to, call the free helpline to talk to a cancer nurse. 

Cancer Research UK

To speak to a nurse, call freephone 0808 800 4040


All about Leukaemia including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose it, treatment including chemotherapy, intensive treatment (bone marrow or stem cell transplant) and current research.

Clic Sargent 

Child Cancer Helpline: 0300 330 0803


Every day 10 families are told their child has cancer. As the UK's leading children's cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is the only organisation to offer them all round care and support.  That’s because we’re there every step of the way. 

The British Bone Marrow Registry  Telephone: 0300 123 23 23

British Bone Marrow Registry

The British Bone Marrow Registry is a division of NHS Blood and Transplant, working in co-operation with the other UK bone marrow/blood donor registries, Anthony Nolan, a charity dedicated to saving the lives of patients needing a stem cell transplant and the NHS Cord Blood Bank. Stem cell donations from cord blood can be made at specialist hospitals within the NHS.

The Anthony Nolan Trust

General enquiries: 0303 303 0303


Donate your stem cells

We are there with support, advice and information for people with blood cancer and their families.  We match incredible individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people who desperately need lifesaving transplants.  To sign up you have to be aged 16-30, be generally healthy, weigh over 7st 12lbs (50kg) and have a body mass index (BMI) lower than 40.