ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people, including 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 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.