Monday, August 15, 2011

Who gets Neuroblastoma?

Neuroblastoma is almost always found in children.

Nearly 90% of the cases of Neuroblastoma are diagnosed before the age of 6.

Of all childhood cancers, Neuroblastoma accounts for approximately 7% of the cases diagnosed.

The Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society reports that 500 to 1,000 children are diagnosed each year in the United States.

ySlightl more cases of Neuroblastoma are seen in boys than in girls.

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