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 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. 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. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » One year of cancer treatment in one minute Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer 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… 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.