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Brain Stem Glioma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with brain stem glioma each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Approximately 4,000 CNS tumors are diagnosed each year in children younger than 20. Brain stem tumors account for 10% of all childhood brain tumors. After leukemia, CNS tumors are the second most common childhood cancer, accounting for about 26% of cancer in children younger than 15.

Ovarian Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many women are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

This year, an estimated 21,290 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It is estimated that 14,180 deaths from this disease will occur this year. It is the fifth most common cause of cancer-related death in women.

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with astrocytoma each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Approximately 4,000 CNS tumors are diagnosed each year in children younger than 20, and about 35% childhood brain tumors are astrocytomas.

Amyloidosis - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this condition each year. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Because amyloidosis is rare, the diagnosis is often delayed or the condition goes undiagnosed. Therefore, it is difficult to know exactly how many people are affected by this disease. However, researchers estimate that between 1,500 and 2,500 people develop AL amyloidosis each year in the United States. Hereditary and AA amyloidosis are much less common.

Stomach Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

This year, an estimated 24,590 (15,540 men and 9,050 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with stomach cancer. It is estimated that 10,720 deaths (6,500 men and 4,220 women) from this disease will occur this year.

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