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Lung Cancer - Small Cell - Statistics

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

This year, an estimated 224,390 adults (117,920 men and 106,470 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with lung cancer. This includes people diagnosed with small cell lung cancer and NSCLC. About 10% to 15% of people diagnosed with lung cancer have small cell lung cancer.

Stomach Cancer - Statistics

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This year, an estimated 26,370 (16,480 men and 9,890 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with stomach cancer.

It is estimated that 10,730 deaths (6,540 men and 4,190 women) from this disease will occur this year.

Pleuropulmonary Blastoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with this type of tumor each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu.

PPB is rare. PPB occurs most often in children younger than 12, with most kids diagnosed between the ages of 3 to 4. PPB is rarely diagnosed in teenagers and adults. PPB occurs about equally in boys and girls.

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with craniopharyngioma each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu.

Craniopharyngioma accounts for approximately 6% of all brain tumors in children. It is diagnosed most often between the ages of 5 and 14, but it is possible for a person of any age to be diagnosed with craniopharyngioma.

Sarcoma, Soft Tissue - Statistics

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This year, approximately 12,310 people (6,980 men and 5,330 women) will be diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma in the United States. An estimated 4,990 adults and children (2,680 males and 2,310 females) are expected to die of the disease this year.

Thymoma - Statistics

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

Mastocytosis - Statistics

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Mastocytosis is a rare disorder, and its true incidence rates are unknown. Mastocytosis affects males and females in equal numbers and can begin during childhood or adulthood. Childhood-onset disease usually occurs before a child turns 2 years old.

Source: National Organization for Rare Disorders.

Bone Cancer - Statistics

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

Brain Stem Glioma - Childhood - Statistics

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

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

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