How Common Is ALL?
- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer in children aged 1 to 7 years old.
- ALL occurs most often in the first decade of life but increases in frequency again in older individuals.
- An estimated 62,732 people are living with (or in remission from) ALL as of January 1, 2009.
- About 6,050 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with ALL in 2012.