What is the incidence of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the US?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 19,940 new cases of AML (11,090 in men, 8850 in women) will occur in the United States in 2020. [15] AML is more commonly diagnosed in developed countries, and it is more common in whites than in other populations.


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