ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children and teenagers are diagnosed with 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.
In general, cancer in children and teenagers is uncommon, accounting for less than 1% of all cancer cases in the United States. This year, an estimated 10,380 children (younger than 15) and about 5,000 adolescents aged 15 to 19 will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States.