ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children and adolescents are diagnosed with this type of lymphoma 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.
NHL accounts for about 7% of all cancers in children and teens under age 20. It is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in children age 14 and younger. This year about 800 children will be diagnosed with NHL. NHL occurs 2 to 3 times more often in boys than girls.