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Neuroblastoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Neuroblastoma accounts for 6% of all childhood cancers in the United States, with about 700 children younger than 15 diagnosed each year. It is the third most common tumor in children and the most common cancer in babies younger than one.

Mesothelioma - Statistics

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

It is estimated that about 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year in the United States. Mesothelioma occurs more often in men, and two-thirds of people with mesothelioma are older than 65.

Meningioma - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with meningioma 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.

In the United States, meningioma accounts for more than 36% of primary brain tumors, which are tumors that start in the brain, and occurs in approximately seven to eight of every 100,000 people. Meningioma is rare in children.

HIV and AIDS-Related Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with an HIV/AIDS-related 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.

Kaposi sarcoma is the most common HIV/AIDS-related cancer, and it is more common in men than women. Due to improved HIV treatment, Kaposi sarcoma rates have decreased, with about 6 new people diagnosed each year for every million people in the United States.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with 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. Sixty percent (60%) of GISTs begin in the stomach, and 30% develop in the small intestine. The remaining types of GISTs mostly start in the rectum, colon, and esophagus.

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