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Nasopharyngeal 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.

NPC is uncommon in the United States, with about 2,900 people diagnosed each year. In the past few years, the rate at which Americans have been developing this cancer has been slowly decreasing. NPC is much more common in Asia and North Africa. For instance, it is a fairly common cancer in Southeast China.

Osteosarcoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have osteosarcoma 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 800 people total, including 400 people younger than 20, will be diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the United States. About 3% of all childhood cancers are osteosarcoma. It most often affects teenagers and young adults in their 20s.

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.

Penile Cancer - Statistics

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

This year, an estimated 1,640 men in the United States will be diagnosed with penile cancer. An estimated 320 deaths from the disease will occur this year. Penile cancer is more common in some parts of Asia, Africa, and South America, where it accounts for up to 10% of cancers in men, than in the United States.

Pituitary Gland Tumor - Statistics

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

About 8,000 pituitary gland tumors are diagnosed in the United States each year. Most of these tumors are noncancerous. Because the pituitary gland is located next to the brain, this type of tumor is sometimes classified as a brain tumor in data collection. Pituitary gland tumors are more common in adults.

Pleuropulmonary Blastoma - Childhood - 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.

PPB occurs most often in children younger than four. Most kids are diagnosed between the ages of 3 to 4, but some are diagnosed between ages four to eight. PPB is rarely diagnosed in older children, teenagers, and adults. PPB occurs about equally in boys and girls.

Retinoblastoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

This year, an estimated 280 children in the United States will be diagnosed with retinoblastoma. Most children who are diagnosed with retinoblastoma are younger than five years old. Retinoblastoma makes up 3% of all cancers diagnosed in children before the age of 15.

Mastocytosis - Statistics

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

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