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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 in children aged 0 to 14 years are from 2012 to 2016:
- 160 Canadian children were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The most recent mortality statistics for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children aged 0 to 14 years are from 2013 to 2017:
- 28 Canadian children died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.