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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 below.
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 2016:
- 1,745 Canadians were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
- 1,100 men were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
- 645 women were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
The most recent mortality statistics for chronic lymphocytic leukemia are from 2017:
- 611 Canadians died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
- 361 men died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
- 250 women died from chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
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Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.