How Common Is CLL?
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common type of leukemia in adults. Children don't get CLL.
- The incidence of CLL increases significantly among people aged 50 years and older. A small number of adults are diagnosed in their 30s and 40s.
- An estimated 113,030 people are living with (or in remission from) CLL in 2012.
- About 16,060 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with CLL in 2012.