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Is leukemia more common among men than women?

Of all diagnosed leukemia cases, men are the clear majority. Leukemia is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death among men; among women it is the seventh. Nearly three-fifths of all leukemia cases are diagnosed in men.

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