Last medical review:
To provide the most current cancer statistics, statistical methods are used to estimate the number of new cancer cases and deaths until actual data become available.
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Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
It is estimated that in 2022:
- 6,700 Canadians will be diagnosed with leukemia.
- 3,100 Canadians will die from leukemia.
- 4,000 men will be diagnosed with leukemia and 1,800 will die from it.
- 2,700 women will be diagnosed with leukemia and 1,300 will die from it.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics.
Expert review and references
Canadian Cancer Statistics Advisory Committee. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2022. Canadian Cancer Society; 2022: https://cancer.ca/en/research/cancer-statistics.