Chronic myelogenous leukemia

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Chronic 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 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 myelogenous leukemia are from 2016:

  • 600 Canadians were diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
  • 360 men were diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
  • 240 women were diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia.

The most recent mortality statistics for chronic myelogenous leukemia are from 2017:

  • 140 Canadians died from chronic myelogenous leukemia.
  • 85 men died from chronic myelogenous leukemia.
  • 5 women died from chronic myelogenous leukemia.

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

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