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Acute lymphocytic leukemia statistics
It can take several years to collect and confirm cancer data, so the number of new cancer cases and deaths from recent years may not be available for some time. The most recent data available are provided below.
Incidence and mortality
Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
These leukemia statistics include ages 15 and older.
The most recent incidence statistics for acute lymphocytic leukemia are from 2013:
- 205 Canadians were diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia.
- 125 men were diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia.
- 90 women were diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia.
The most recent mortality statistics for acute lymphocytic leukemia are from 2012:
- 131 Canadians died from acute lymphocytic leukemia.
- 72 men died from acute lymphocytic leukemia.
- 59 women died from acute lymphocytic leukemia.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
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