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This year, an estimated 5,980 people of all ages (3,130 men and boys and 2,850 women and girls) in the United States will be diagnosed with CML. Most of these will be adults; CML is rare in children. It is estimated that 810 deaths (550 men and boys and 260 women and girls) will occur this year.