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 2015 are:
- About 26,850 new cases of multiple myeloma
- About 11,240 deaths from multiple myeloma
In the United States, the lifetime risk of getting multiple myeloma is 1 in 143.
Last Medical Review: 05/22/2014
Last Revised: 06/19/2014