Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ewing's Sarcoma Incidence

Facts about Ewing's sarcoma:

  • Ewing's sarcoma is rare.
  • Ewing's sarcoma accounts for about one third of primary bone cancers in children.
  • Ewing's sarcoma usually occurs between 4 and 15 years of age.
  • Ewing's sarcoma is slightly more common in males, African Americans and Asians.
  • Most Ewing's tumors occur in the long bones of the arms or legs.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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