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Colorectal Cancer - Statistics

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

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. It is also the third most common cause of cancer death among men and women separately (and the second most common cause of cancer death in men and women combined) in the United States.

Childhood Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children 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 10,450 children (younger than 15) and 5,330 adolescents aged 15 to 19 will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States.

Adrenal Gland Tumor - Statistics

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

Salivary Gland Cancer - Statistics

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

Bladder Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people develop this type of 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.

Bile Duct Cancer - Statistics

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

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Statistics

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

Approximately 4,000 CNS tumors are diagnosed each year in children under the age of 20, and about 35% childhood brain tumors are astrocytomas.

Meningioma - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people learn they have meningioma 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 the United States, meningioma accounts for more than 35% of primary brain tumors, which are tumors that start in the brain, and occurs in approximately seven of every 100,000 people. Meningioma is rare in children.

Anal Cancer - Statistics

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

This year, an estimated 7,210 adults (2,660 men and 4,550) women in the United States will be diagnosed with anal cancer. It is estimated that 950 deaths (370 men and 580 women) from this disease will occur this year.

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