How Common Is Myeloma?
- An estimated 88,490 people in the United States are living with (or in remission from) myeloma.
- About 22,350 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with myeloma in 2013.
- The median age of diagnosis is 69 years.
- Myeloma rarely occurs in people under age 45 years.
- Blacks have more than twice the incidence rate of myeloma than whites.