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Neuroblastoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Neuroblastoma accounts for 6% of all childhood cancers in the United States, with about 700 children younger than 15 diagnosed each year. It is the third most common tumor in children and the most common cancer in babies younger than one.

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.

Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer - 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.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes - MDS - Statistics

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

Unknown Primary - 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.

Leukemia - Chronic T-Cell Lymphocytic - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have leukemia each year. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

This year, an estimated 52,380 people of all ages (30,100 males and 22,280 females) in the United States will be diagnosed with leukemia. Of these, an estimated 15,720 people (9,100 males and 6,620 females) will be diagnosed with CLL. T-cell leukemia is rare, and the number of people diagnosed each year is much lower.

Lacrimal Gland Tumor - 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.

HIV and AIDS-Related Cancer - Statistics

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

Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor - 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.

Overall, GTTs are rare. In the United States, GTTs account for less than 1% of all cancers that start in a woman's reproductive system (a grouping called gynecologic cancers). A hydatidiform mole may develop in one in 1,000 pregnancies, and 15% of these cases become cancerous (malignant).

Germ Cell Tumor - Childhood - Statistics

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

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 20 and about 14% in adolescents age 15 to 19.

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