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 statistics for neuroblastoma in children aged 0–14 years are from 2006 to 2010.
- 355 Canadian children were diagnosed with neuroblastoma.
The most recent mortality statistics for neuroblastoma in children aged 0–14 years are from 2007 to 2011.
- 5 Canadian children died from neuroblastoma.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
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