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Learn About Leukemia in Children

If your child has just been diagnosed with leukemia, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in our Overview Guide.

Childhood Leukemia Risk Factors and Causes

Learn about the causes of childhood leukemia and what you need to know about finding it early.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from leukemia. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Online Support Communities

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Facing leukemia?  Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online communities, including WhatNext and Cancer Survivors Network.