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Eye Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with eye cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

Cancer that starts in the eye is called primary eye cancer. It is an uncommon disease. Cancer that has spread to the eye from another place in the body (secondary eye cancer) is more common than primary eye cancer. The statistics below are about primary eye cancer.

Esophageal Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with esophageal cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

This year, an estimated 16,940 adults (13,360 men and 3,580 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The disease accounts for 1% of cancers diagnosed in the United States. It is diagnosed more often in other parts of the world.

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.

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

Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma, Childhood Tumor - 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 infants.

Sources: American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute. 

The next section in this guide is Risk Factors. It explains that the causes of DIG are unknown. Or, use the menu to choose another section to continue reading this guide.

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with craniopharyngioma each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

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. Approximately 160 children under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with the disease this year.

Cervical Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

This year, an estimated 12,820 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer.

It is estimated that 4,210 deaths from the disease will occur this year.

Central Nervous System Tumors - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with a CNS tumor each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

Approximately 4,820 brain and other CNS tumors will be diagnosed this year in children younger than 20 in the United States.  After leukemia, brain and other CNS tumors are the second most common childhood cancers, accounting for about 26% of cancer in children younger than 15.

Brain Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with a brain tumor each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.

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