Abstract

Leukemia mortality data by race for the decade 1949-1958 were examined to ascertain whether chronic lymphatic leukemia occurs infrequently, as has been reported for Singapore and Japan, among Chinese and Japanese in the United States. It was found that mortality ascribed to lymphatic leukemia in adult Chinese and Japanese in the United States was only 40 to 45 per cent of that reported in the white population.

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