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Parathyroid 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.

Parathyroid cancer is quite rare. Most tumors that develop in the parathyroid gland are benign, with parathyroid cancer accounting for less than 100 cases per year in the United States.

Osteosarcoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

This year, an estimated 800 people total, including 400 children and teens younger than 20, will be diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the United States. About 2% of all childhood cancers are osteosarcoma. It most often affects those between the ages of 10 and 30.

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with these types 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.

Laryngeal cancer

Laryngeal cancer is one of the most common types of head and neck cancer. This year, an estimated 13,430 adults (10,550 men and 2,880 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with laryngeal cancer.

Leukemia - Chronic Myeloid - CML - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with CML 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.

About 10% of all leukemia is CML. This year, an estimated 8,220 people (4,610 men and 3,610 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with CML. Most of these will be adults, with an average age of diagnosis at 64 years. CML is rare in children.

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.

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.

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