By now you’ve probably heard about the new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which found that the rates of lymphoma are rising among people of color.
As of 2015, the CDC estimates that approximately 13.3 million people in the U,S.
are living with lymphoma, or roughly 5.7 percent of the total population.
And while we’re on the topic of eye color, it’s worth mentioning that the prevalence of lymphomas in people of other races has also been rising.
The report, which will be published online by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, states that the U