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Myelodysplastic Syndromes - MDS - Statistics

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

Approximately 13,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with MDS each year.

Death from MDS is often caused by bleeding and infection from low blood cell counts or after the disease becomes acute myeloid leukemia (AML). About one-third of patients with MDS develop AML.

Head and Neck Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of cancer. 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 on the side of your screen.

Head and neck cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the United States. This year, an estimated 61,760 people (45,330 men and 16,430 women) will develop head and neck cancer.

It is estimated that 13,190 deaths (9,800 men and 3,390 women) will occur this year.

Islet Cell Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of tumor each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

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.

The 5-year survival rate tells you what percent of people live at least 5 years after the cancer is found. Percent means how many out of 100.

Eyelid Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type 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 on the side of your screen.

Skin cancer is very common in general, and the eyelid is a common place that skin cancer is found. About 90% of all eyelid cancers are the basal cell skin cancer type. Other types of eyelid cancer are much less common.

Brain Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with a brain tumor 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 on the side of your screen.

Gallbladder Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type 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 on the side of your screen.

This year, an estimated 11,420 adults (5,270 men and 6,150 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with gallbladder and other biliary cancers. In that estimate, about 4,000 are specifically gallbladder cancers.

Pancreatic Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type 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 on the side of your screen.

This year, an estimated 53,070 adults (27,670 men and 25,400 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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