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Acute myelogenous leukemia

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Acute myelogenous 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.

Incidence and mortality

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 myelogenous leukemia are from 2010:

  • 1,215 Canadians were diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia.
  • 670 men were diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia.
  • 545 women were diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia.

The most recent mortality statistics for acute myelogenous leukemia are from 2011:

  • 971 Canadians died from acute myelogenous leukemia.
  • 545 men died from acute myelogenous leukemia.
  • 426 women died from acute myelogenous leukemia.

For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.

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