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Incidence Statistics for Types of Immunoproliferative diseases

The information below shows a list of types of Immunoproliferative diseases, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Immunoproliferative diseases. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Immunoproliferative diseases


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Leukemia approx 1 in 8,831 or 0.01% or 30,800 people in USA 30,799 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.
Plasma cell leukemia N/A N/A No information
Lymphoma approx 1 in 4,466 or 0.02% or 60,900 people in USA 60,900 60,900 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate)
Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma approx 1 in 5,046 or 0.02% or 53,900 people in USA 53,900 53,900 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate)
Hodgkin's Lymphoma approx 1 in 38,857 or 0.00% or 7,000 people in USA 7,000 7,000 annual cases in USA (SEER 2002 estimate); less than 1 percent of all cases of cancer
Multiple Myeloma approx 1 in 18,630 or 0.01% or 14,600 people in USA 14,599 14,600 annual cases of multiple myeloma in USA (SEER 2002 estimate)

Types of Immunoproliferative diseases

For more information about types of Immunoproliferative diseases, refer to our section on types of Immunoproliferative diseases.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Immunoproliferative diseases usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Immunoproliferative diseases. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Immunoproliferative diseases at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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