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Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with these types of non-melanoma skin 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.

By far, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. Because non-melanoma skin cancer is so common and often curable, statistics are estimated because individual cases are not usually reported to cancer registries.

Sarcomas of Specific Organs - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with a soft tissue sarcoma 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.

Overall, sarcoma is uncommon. This year, approximately 12,310 people (6,980 men and boys and 5,330 women and girls) will be diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma in the United States.

Salivary Gland 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.

Salivary gland cancer is uncommon in the United States. An estimated 1 adult out of 100,000 will be diagnosed with salivary gland cancer this year. This type of cancer makes up less than 1% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States.

Medulloblastoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with medulloblastoma 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.

About 18% of childhood brain tumors are medulloblastoma. Approximately 70% of all cases occur in children under age 10.

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.

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