ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with CML each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu.
About 10% of all leukemia is CML. This year, an estimated 8,950 people (5,230 men and 3,720 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with CML. Most of these will be adults, with an average age of diagnosis at 64 years. CML is rare in children.