Home > Medical > Cancer > Leukaemia Leukaemia All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read Genetically altered T-cells beat back leukaemia US researchers report that a new approach to killing cancer cells – using a patient's own immune system – has been very successful. Leukaemia can now be successfully treated Medicine has advanced to such an extent in recent years that leukaemia can now usually be successfully treated and is no longer such a ‘dread disease’. New voice for SA's Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia patients The Igazi Foundation has established SA's first patient support and advocacy group for people suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML), a very rare form of cancer. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Cancer in 3D 8 things that you didn't know caused cancer Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia: the facts Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) is a very rare disease and affects between 1.6 and 2 individuals per 100 000 worldwide each year, representing nearly 15% of all leukaemias. Leukaemia survivor stories Read these inspiring stories of people who have dealt with and survived leukaemia. New leukaemia therapies offer hope Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) - a particularly aggressive form of blood cancer - is now a curable disease. Leukaemia: your questions answered Prof Vernon Louw answers frequently asked questions about leukaemia. Real hope in fight against leukaemia September is Leukaemia Awareness Month. Many people mistakenly believe that all leukaemias are fatal. The advent of new therapies, however, offers patients very real hope. CML: A journey of hope It’s been a journey of hope for Emma Thomson, who was just 10 years old when she was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML). Leukaemia: A Reason to Hope In hospitals and homes around South Africa, patients are winning the fight against leukaemia… load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.