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Leukemia - Acute Lymphoblastic - ALL - Childhood - Statistics

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

ALL is the most common type of childhood cancer. Approximately 3 of 4 children who are diagnosed with leukemia are diagnosed with ALL. It is most common in children younger than 5.

Endocrine Tumor - Statistics

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

Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma - Childhood - Statistics

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.

The next section in this guide is Risk Factors. It explains what risk factors are and how the causes of DIG are unknown. Or, use the menu on the side of your screen to choose another section to continue reading this guide.

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Craniopharyngioma accounts for approximately 6% of all brain tumors in children. It is diagnosed most often between the ages of 5 and 14, but it is possible for a person of any age to be diagnosed with craniopharyngioma.

Ependymoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Ependymoma occurs most often in young children, accounting for about 9% of all childhood brain cancers. About 200 children are diagnosed each year.

Carcinoid Tumor - Statistics

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

Central Nervous System Tumors - Childhood - Statistics

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

Approximately 4,000 CNS tumors are diagnosed each year in children younger than 20. CNS tumors are the second most common childhood cancer, after leukemia.

Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of lymphoma. 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 72,580 people (40,170 men and 32,410 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with NHL. While some subtypes of NHL are common in children, NHL is far more common in adults overall. NHL is the sixth most common cancer in both men and women.

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