Multiple Myeloma Overview
What Is Multiple Myeloma? TOPICS
How many people get multiple myeloma?
The American Cancer Society's estimates for multiple myeloma in the United States for 2014 are:
- About 24,050 new cases of multiple myeloma
- About 11,090 deaths from multiple myeloma
In the United States, the lifetime risk of getting multiple myeloma is 1 in 149.
Last Medical Review: 02/01/2013
Last Revised: 02/13/2013