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How common is neuroblastoma?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Relatively common

Childhood cancer is rare.
That being said, neuroblastoma makes up 8-10% of childhood cancer, and is the most common cancer in infants. About 700 children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma in the us each year.

In brief: Relatively common

Childhood cancer is rare.
That being said, neuroblastoma makes up 8-10% of childhood cancer, and is the most common cancer in infants. About 700 children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma in the us each year.
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Uncommon

It affects about 10 per million children per year.

In brief: Uncommon

It affects about 10 per million children per year.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Not common

It is the most common solid tumor in children, but its occurrence rate is less than 1: 4500 live births.

In brief: Not common

It is the most common solid tumor in children, but its occurrence rate is less than 1: 4500 live births.
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