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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.
Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
The most recent incidence statistics for acute lymphocytic leukemia are from 2010:
The most recent mortality statistics for acute lymphocytic leukemia are from 2011:
For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
A clinical trial led by the Society’s NCIC Clinical Trials group found that men with prostate cancer who are treated with intermittent courses of hormone therapy live as long as those receiving continuous therapy.