Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
About Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
- In 2007, 1.2 in 100,000 young people under age 20 were diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
- Older children and adolescents are more commonly diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma than younger children.
- In 2010, children younger than 15 years will make up more than 3.8 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of Hodgkin lymphoma.
- Hodgkin lymphoma accounts for 7.2 percent of all childhood cancers.
- The five-year survival rate for children and young adults under 20 is 96.1 percent.
- The five-year survival rate for children up to age 14 is 96 percent.
Childhood blood cancer facts and statistics from Facts 2010-2011.