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Appendix Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with appendix cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

Primary appendix cancer is cancer that starts in the appendix. This is uncommon, accounting for about 0.5% of all tumors that start in the GI tract.

Gallbladder Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with gallbladder cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

This year, an estimated 11,740 adults (5,320 men and 6,420 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with gallbladder and other biliary cancers. In that estimate, about 4,000 are specifically gallbladder cancers. Incidence rates of gallbladder cancer are 66% higher in women than in men.

Esophageal Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with esophageal cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

This year, an estimated 16,940 adults (13,360 men and 3,580 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The disease accounts for 1% of cancers diagnosed in the United States. It is diagnosed more often in other parts of the world.

Islet Cell Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with an islet cell tumor each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors.  Use the menu to see other pages.

Islet cell tumors are uncommon, with about 1,000 people diagnosed each year in the United States. Islet cell tumors account for about 3% to 5% of all pancreatic cancers.

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with these types of cancer each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu.

Laryngeal cancer

Laryngeal cancer is 1 of the most common types of head and neck cancer. This year, an estimated 13,430 adults (10,550 men and 2,880 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with laryngeal cancer.

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with astrocytoma each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

Approximately 4,820 brain and other CNS tumors will be diagnosed this year in children younger than 20 in the United States. About 35% of childhood brain tumors are astrocytomas.

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