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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - 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.

Each year, approximately 4,000 to 5,000 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with a GIST. The most common locations in the body are in the stomach (60% of people with GIST) and small intestine (30% of people with GIST). The remaining types of GISTs mostly start in the rectum, colon, and esophagus.

Fallopian Tube 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.

Eyelid Cancer - Statistics

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Eyelid cancer is rare; however, 90% of those diagnosed are basal cell carcinoma. Other types of eyelid cancer are much less common.

Eye 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.

This year, an estimated 2,730 adults (1,440 men and 1,290 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with primary intraocular cancer. It is estimated that 310 deaths (130 men and 180 women) from this disease will occur this year.

Ependymoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Ependymoma occurs most often in young children, accounting for about 5% of all childhood brain cancers.

Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children learn they have desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma (DIG) 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.

Brain and spinal cord tumors are the second most common type of childhood cancer, after leukemia. However, DIG is a rare type of childhood brain tumor that is found mainly in very young children.

Vaginal Cancer - Statistics

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

Vaginal cancer is uncommon. Only 1% of women with a cancer of the reproductive system have vaginal cancer. This year, an estimated 3,170 women in the United States will be diagnosed with vaginal cancer. It is estimated that 880 deaths from this disease will occur this year.

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Statistics

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

Laryngeal cancer is one of the most common head and neck cancers. This year, an estimated 12,630 adults (10,000 men and 2,630 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with laryngeal cancer. It is estimated that 3,610 deaths (2,870 men and 740 women) from this disease will occur this year.

Neuroendocrine Tumor - 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.

Thyroid 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.

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