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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.

Bladder 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.

This year, an estimated 76,960 adults (58,950 men and 18,010 women) will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in the United States. Among men, bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer.

Eye 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.

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 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.

This year, an estimated 16,910 adults (13,460 men and 3,450 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Penile Cancer - Statistics

ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many men 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 2,030 men in the United States will be diagnosed with penile cancer.

About 340 men will die from the disease.

Childhood Cancer - Statistics

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

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.

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