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Wilms Tumor - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children are diagnosed with this type of tumor 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.

In the United States, about 500 children are diagnosed with a Wilms tumor each year. It accounts for about 5% of all childhood cancers. Wilms tumor occurs most often in young children between the ages of 3 and 4. It is uncommon after age 6.

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.

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.

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.

Eyelid 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.

Skin cancer is very common in general, and the eyelid is a common place that skin cancer is found. About 90% of all eyelid cancers are the basal cell skin cancer type. Other types of eyelid cancer are much less common.

Gallbladder 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.

This year, an estimated 11,420 adults (5,270 men and 6,150 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with gallbladder and other biliary cancers. In that estimate, about 4,000 are specifically gallbladder cancers.

Pancreatic 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.

This year, an estimated 53,070 adults (27,670 men and 25,400 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Vulvar Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many women are diagnosed with vulvar 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 5,950 women in the United States will be diagnosed with vulvar cancer. Its incidence is increasing in young women because of its association with the human papillomavirus (HPV). See the Risk Factors section for more information on HPV.

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