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Multiple Myeloma - 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 26,850 adults (14,090 men and 12,760 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma. It is estimated that 11,240 deaths (6,240 men and 5,000 women) from this disease will occur this year.

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with craniopharyngioma 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.

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.

Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with these types of non-melanoma skin 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.

It is estimated that more than two million people in the United States are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer each year. Basal cell carcinoma is far more common than squamous cell carcinoma. 

Islet Cell Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with 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.

Islet cell tumors are uncommon, with about 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. They account for about 3% to 5% of all pancreatic cancers.

Mastocytosis - Statistics

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

Mastocytosis is a rare disorder, and its true incidence rates are unknown.

The next section in this guide is Risk Factors and it explains what factors may increase the chance of developing this disease. Or, use the menu on the side of your screen to choose another section to continue reading this guide.

Thymoma - 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.

Most tumors that begin in the thymus are thymoma. This cancer is uncommon, with less than 400 cases per year in the United States. Thymic carcinomas are much rarer and make up less than 1% of tumors that start in the thymus. Thymic carcinoid tumors are more rare.

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