Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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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.

In 2020, an estimated:

  • 10,400 Canadians will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 2,900 Canadians will die from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 5,800 men will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and 1,600 will die from it.
  • 4,500 women will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and 1,250 will die from it.

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

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