Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leukemia Acute Myelogenous Incidence

Facts about acute myelogenous leukemia:

  • Acute myelogenous leukemia is the most common type of leukemia in adults.
  • There are about 12,000 new cases of acute myelogenous leukemia each year in the US.
  • The average age of those with acute myelogenous leukemia is 65 years old.

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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