How does the incidence of pediatric acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) vary by geographic region?

Updated: Sep 12, 2017
  • Author: Mark E Weinblatt, MD; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Minor geographic variations are observed in the incidences of the different subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia. Areas of the world where rates of acute myeloid leukemia are higher than average include Shanghai, New Zealand, and parts of Japan.


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