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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.

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last updated on Thursday, March 15, 2012

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