ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people, including children, 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 800 people total, including 400 children and teens younger than 20, will be diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the United States. About 2% of all childhood cancers are osteosarcoma. It most often affects those between the ages of 10 and 30.