Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

You are here: 

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma statistics

To provide the most current cancer statistics, statistical methods are used to estimate the number of new cancer cases and deaths until actual data become available.

Incidence and mortality

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

It is estimated that in 2017:

  • 8,300 Canadians will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 2,700 Canadians will die from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 4,600 men will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and 1,500 will die from it.
  • 3,700 women will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and 1,200 will die from it.

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

Stories

Canadian Cancer Trials Group researcher Dr Christopher O’Callaghan The Canadian Cancer Trials Group is improving glioblastoma survival in the elderly.

Learn more

Making progress in the cancer fight

Icon - arrow

The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.

Learn more