What Are the Key Statistics About Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia?
Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) is rare, only occurring in 4 of every million people in the United States each year. That works out to about 1,100 cases each year.
This disease is rare in young people. Almost 9 of 10 of cases are diagnosed in people 60 and older. CMML occurs more often in men than in women.
Visit the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics Center for more key statistics.
Last Medical Review: January 19, 2014 Last Revised: February 17, 2016