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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - 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.

Each year, approximately 3,500 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.

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.

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 is rare. 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.

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