Childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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Childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma 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 statistics for non-Hodgkin lymphoma types in children aged 0–14 years are from 2006 to 2010.

  • 185 Canadian children were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 45 children were diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma.

The most recent mortality statistics for non-Hodgkin lymphoma children aged 0–14 years are from 2008 to 2012.

  • 14 Canadian children died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 2 children died from Burkitt lymphoma.

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

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