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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have this type of tumor 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.

Each year, approximately 3,500 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with a GIST. Sixty percent (60%) of GISTs begin in the stomach, and 30% develop in the small intestine. The remaining types of GISTs mostly start in the rectum, colon, and esophagus.

Parathyroid Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have 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.

Parathyroid cancer is quite rare. Most tumors that develop in the parathyroid gland are benign, with parathyroid cancer accounting for less than 100 cases per year in the United States. Men and women are equally affected by parathyroid cancer, which generally occurs in middle age.

Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have this type of lymphoma 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 70,800 people (38,270 men and 32,530 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with NHL. While some subtypes of NHL are common in children, NHL is more common in adults overall. NHL is the sixth most common cancer in women and the seventh most common cancer in men.

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