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Rhabdomyosarcoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children 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.

About 350 children are diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma each year. More than half of childhood rhabdomyosarcomas are diagnosed in those under age 10. Rhabdomyosarcoma accounts for 3% of all new childhood cancers each year in the United States. It is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children.

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.

Eosinophilic Leukemia - 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.

Eosinophilic leukemia is rare; no specific statistics are available. 

Leukemia - Acute Lymphoblastic - ALL - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children 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.

ALL is the most common type of childhood cancer. It is estimated 2,670 children ages 14 and younger and 410 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 will be diagnosed with ALL this year. It is most common in children younger than 5.

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.

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