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This year, an estimated 52,380 people of all ages (30,100 males and 22,280 females) in the United States will be diagnosed with leukemia. Of these, an estimated 15,720 people (9,100 males and 6,620 females) will be diagnosed with CLL. T-cell leukemia is rare, and the number of people diagnosed each year is much lower.
Cancer statistics should be interpreted with caution. These estimates are based on data from thousands of people with this type of cancer in the United States each year, but the actual risk for a particular individual may differ. It is not possible to tell a person how long he or she will live with leukemia. Learn more about understanding statistics.
Statistics adapted from the American Cancer Society's publication, Cancer Facts and Figures 2014.
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