What Is the Prognosis of Chronic Leukemia?

Q:

What is the prognosis of chronic leukemia?

A:

Chronic leukemia is quite manageable and usually have positive prognosis. According to statistics about the five-year survival rates from 2005 to 2011 for people with different types of leukemia in the United States, the five-year survival rates of CML, CLL, ALL and AML are 63.2%, 84.8%, 70.1% and 26% respectively. The prognosis continues to be improved as more medical advances are accomplished.

The statistics are just estimates based on previous chronic leukemia cases, which you cannot focus too much on it. Your prognosis depends on the specific subtype you develop, your age and your overall health.

 

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