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Prognosis of Leukemia

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Leukemia: 21,014 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Leukemia from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 21,013 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 21,014 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 30,799 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 30,800 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate) including 10,800 lymphocytic, 15,000 myeloid and 5,000 other leukemias; about 29,000 cases annually (NCI); nearly 27,000 adults and more than 2,000 children annually.
  • 68.2% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Leukemia and Overview of Leukemia.

Complications:

Complications of Leukemia from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Leukemia.

Survival Rate Statistics for Leukemia

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Leukemia:

  • 48% of white people survive 5 years for leukemia in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 39% of African American people survive 5 years for leukemia in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 46% survive 5 years for leukemia in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 38.3% of people with Leukemia survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black people with leukaemia is 30.8% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for people with leukaemia is 38.3% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white people with leukaemia is 39.5% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white children under 15-years old with acute lymphocytic leukaemia is 75.0% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white children under 15-years old with acute myeloid leukaemia is 29.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with leukaemia is 57.4% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • more survival rate statistics...»

Death Statistics for Leukemia

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Leukemia:

  • 23,300 estimated deaths for leukemia in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 12,900 estimated male deaths for leukemia in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 10,310 estimated female deaths for leukemia in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 1,300 deaths in men from leukemia in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 990 deaths in women from leukemia in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Leukemia usually refers to the likely outcome of Leukemia. The prognosis of Leukemia may include the duration of Leukemia, chances of complications of Leukemia, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Leukemia, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Leukemia. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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