- 257,500 deaths due to leukemia in 2008.
In the United States...
- 47,150 cases of some type of leukemia are expected in 2012.
- 23,540 deaths due to leukemia are expected in 2012.
- 91% of children with ALL survive longer than 5 years.
- 274,930 Americans are in remission or living with leukemia (2011).
Research Pipeline: 287 new agents for various types of leukemia are in development.