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Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

About Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Older children and adolescents are more commonly diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma than younger children.
  • In 2013, Hodgkin lymphoma will account for 4 percent of all cancers expected to be diagnosed in children and adolescent younger than 15 years.
  • Hodgkin lymphoma accounts for 7.6 percent of all cancers in children and adolescents younger than 20 years.
  • The five-year survival rate for children younger than 15 years is 98.1 percent.
  • The five-year survival rate for children and adolescents ages 15 to 19 years is 97.1 percent.

Childhood blood cancer facts and statistics from Facts 2013.

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last updated on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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