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Pleuropulmonary Blastoma - Childhood - 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.

PPB is rare. PPB occurs most often in children younger than four. Most kids are diagnosed between the ages of 3 to 4, but some are diagnosed between ages four to eight. PPB is rarely diagnosed in older children, teenagers, and adults. PPB occurs about equally in boys and girls.

Osteosarcoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people, including children, 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 800 people total, including 400 people younger than 20, will be diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the United States. About 3% of all childhood cancers are osteosarcoma. It most often affects teenagers and young adults in their 20s.

Prostate Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many men 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.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, except for skin cancer. In 2014, an estimated 233,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most prostate cancers (93%) are found when the disease is confined to the prostate and nearby organs.

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.

Sarcoma, Soft Tissue - 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, approximately 12,020 people (6,550 males and 5,470 females) will be diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma in the United States. An estimated 4,740 adults and children (2,550 males and 2,190 females) are expected to die of the disease this year.

Retinoblastoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children 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 280 children in the United States will be diagnosed with retinoblastoma. Most children who are diagnosed with retinoblastoma are younger than five years old. Retinoblastoma makes up 3% of all cancers diagnosed in children before the age of 15.

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