Childhood bone
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Childhood bone cancer statistics

It can take several years to collect and confirm cancer data, so the number of new cancer cases and deaths from recent years may not be available for some time. The most recent data available are provided.

Incidence and mortality

Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.

The most recent incidence and mortality statistics for childhood bone cancer in children aged 0 to 14 years are from 2009 to 2013.

  • 225 Canadian children were diagnosed with childhood bone cancer.
  • 36 Canadian children died from childhood bone cancer.

For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.

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