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Incidence Statistics for Types of Myeloproliferative diseases

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Myeloproliferative 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.

Types of Myeloproliferative diseases

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

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Myeloproliferative diseases usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Myeloproliferative diseases. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Myeloproliferative 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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