Blood Cancer Facts and Statistics
Leukemia accounts for 3% of all cancer cases. In 2023, there will be an estimated 59,610 new cases of leukemia.
An estimated 437,337 people are currently living with or in remission from leukemia.
Approximately 23,710 deaths in the U.S. are expected to be attributed to leukemia in 2023.
Leukemia is the most common cancer diagnosed in children and adolescents younger than 20 and accounts for 25.1 % of all cancer cases in this age group. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in children and adolescents with 22.7% of all cancer-related deaths. Although leukemia is the most common cancer among children, it is most frequently diagnosed among people aged 65-74 (25.2%).
There will be an estimated 89,380 new cases of lymphoma in 2023 with 8,830 new cases of Hodgkin Lymphoma and 80,550 new cases of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
An estimated 879,242 people will be living with or in remission with lymphoma.
An estimated 21,080 people in the U.S. are expected to die from lymphoma.
In 2022, an estimated 35,730 new cases of myeloma are expected to be diagnosed in the US..
An estimated 157,561 people in the U.S. will be living with or in remission from myeloma.
Approximately 12,590 deaths from myeloma are expected in 2023.
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