Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lymph Gland Cancer Incidence

Facts about lymphoma:

  • Many forms of cancer are on the decline in the US, but lymphomas have become more common.
  • The rates of lymphoma have nearly doubled in the US since the 1970's.
  • There are between seven and eight thousand new cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma each year in the United States.
  • About 1 in 350,000 people develop lymphoma each year in the US.
  • Close to 1,500 people die each year in the U.S. from Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • Most people with Hodgkin's disease are children and young adults.
  • Most people with Hodgkin's disease are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40

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Last Updated: May 28, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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