Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Hodgkin's Disease Incidence

Facts about Hodgkin's disease:

  • About 8,000 new cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma occur each year in the United States.
  • Close to 1,500 people in the US die from Hodgkin's lymphoma each year.
  • Hodgkin's disease is most common in children and young adults, between the ages of 15 and 40.
  • Hodgkin's disease is nearly twice as common in males.
  • Hodgkin's disease is more common in Caucasians.

Continue to Hodgkin's Disease Risk Factors

Last Updated: Oct 6, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Hodgkin's Disease References
  1. Cartwright RA, Watkins G. Epidemiology of Hodgkin's disease: a review. Hematol Oncol. 2004 Mar;22(1):11-26. [15152367]
  2. Dieckmann K, Potter R, Wagner W, Prott FJ, Hornig-Franz I, Rath B, Schellong G. Up-front centralized data review and individualized treatment proposals in a multicenter pediatric Hodgkin's disease trial with 71 participating hospitals: the experience of the German-Austrian pediatric multicenter trial DAL-HD-90. Radiother Oncol. 2002 Feb;62(2):191-200. [11937246]
  3. McCunney RJ. Hodgkin's disease, work, and the environment. A review. J Occup Environ Med. 1999 Jan;41(1):36-46. [9924719]
  4. Provencio M, Espana P, Millan I, Yebra M, Sanchez AC, de la Torre A, Bonilla F, Regueiro CA, de Letona JM. Prognostic factors in Hodgkin's disease. Leuk Lymphoma. 2004 Jun;45(6):1133-9. [15359992]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.