How Common Is ALL?
- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer in children aged 1 to 7 years old.
- ALL incidence is higher in children and adolescents younger than 15 years than it is in people ages 15 years through young adulthood.
- An estimated 66,030 people are living with (or in remission from) ALL as of January 1, 2010.
- About 6,070 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with ALL in 2013.