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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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