What are the symptoms of leukaemia?

10 November 2010
The symptoms of childhood leukaemia are not very specific. They include the following:

•    Frequent, persistent infections
•    Unusual bleeding and bruising
•    Tiredness, paleness and breathlessness

It should be emphasised that leukaemia in children is rare and most children exhibiting these symptoms will NOT have leukaemia.

If you are worried about your child you should see your GP.

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