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HIV and AIDS-Related Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with an HIV/AIDS-related 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.

Kaposi sarcoma is the most common HIV/AIDS-related cancer, and it is more common in men than women. Due to improved HIV treatment, Kaposi sarcoma rates have decreased, with about 6 new people diagnosed each year for every million people in the United States.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - 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.

Each year, approximately 4,000 to 5,000 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.

Germ Cell Tumor - Childhood - Statistics

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

Extracranial, extragonadal germ cell tumors are rare.

Extracranial germ cell tumors, including those that occur in the reproductive organs, account for about 3% of all tumors in children younger than 15 and about 14% in adolescents age 15 to 19.

Vaginal Cancer - Statistics

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

Vaginal cancer is uncommon. Of 1,100 women, only one will get vaginal cancer during her lifetime. This year, an estimated 4,070 women in the United States will be diagnosed with vaginal cancer. It is estimated that 910 deaths from this disease will occur this year.

Amyloidosis - Statistics

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

Because amyloidosis is rare, the diagnosis is often delayed or the condition goes undiagnosed. Therefore, it is difficult to know exactly how many people are affected by this disease. However, researchers estimate that between 1,500 and 2,500 people develop AL amyloidosis each year in the United States. Hereditary and AA amyloidosis are much less common.

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