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Bone Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with bone 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.

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with astrocytoma 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. About 35% of childhood brain tumors are astrocytomas.

Appendix Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with appendix 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.

Primary appendix cancer is cancer that starts in the appendix. This is uncommon, accounting for about 0.5% of all tumors that start in the GI tract.

Anal Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with anal 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.

Amyloidosis - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with amyloidosis each year. Use the menu to see other pages.

Because amyloidosis is rare, the diagnosis is often delayed or the condition is not diagnosed. Therefore, it is difficult to know exactly how many people are affected by this disease. However, it is thought that around 4,000 people develop AL amyloidosis each year in the United States. The disease is typically diagnosed between the ages of 55 to 65.

Hereditary and AA amyloidosis are much less common than AL amyloidosis.

Sarcomas of Specific Organs - Statistics

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

Overall, sarcoma is uncommon. This year, approximately 12,390 people (6,890 men and boys and 5,500 women and girls) will be diagnosed with STS in the United States.

An estimated 4,990 people (2,670 men and boys and 2,320 women and girls) are expected to die of the disease this year.

Adrenal Gland Tumor - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with an adrenal gland 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.

A primary adrenal gland tumor is very uncommon. Exact statistics are not available for this type of tumor in the United States.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with AdCC 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.

AdCC is rare. Each year, about 1,200 people are diagnosed with AdCC in the United States, and about 60% are women. AdCC is most often found in younger and middle-aged adults, but anyone of any age can be diagnosed, including children.

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