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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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Chronic 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.

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 chronic lymphocytic leukemia are from 2010:

  • 2,195 Canadians were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • 1,345 men were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • 850 women were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

The most recent mortality statistics for chronic lymphocytic leukemia are from 2011:

  • 600 Canadians died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • 372 men died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • 228 women died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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

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