Friday, February 8, 2008

Connecting to the Cause

Understanding Myeloma:

  • About 19,900 Americans will be diagnosed with myeloma this year
  • About 60, 424 people in the U.S. are living with myeloma
  • Most people with myeloma are age 50 and older
  • Americans of African descent are diagnosed with myeloma approximately twice as often as Americans of European descent.
  • People of Asian and Hispanic descent have lower rates of myeloma than other cultural groups.

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