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Last Updated: 08/26/21

Lymphoma SPOREs

There are two distinct subtypes of lymphoma — Hodgkin lymphoma and a diverse group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. According to the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program statistical data, it is estimated that in 2021 there will be a total of 8,830 new cases and 960 estimated deaths attributed to Hodgkin lymphoma in the U.S. The incidence rates for this disease in 2014-2018 averaged at 2.6, and death rates for the same years were estimated at 0.3 per 100,000 annually. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has been significantly more prevalent with 81,560 estimated new cases and 20,720 estimated death in 2021. Annual incidence estimated for years 2014-2018 was 19.6, and death rate for the same years was 5.4 per 100,000. Despite favorable trends, lymphomas remain a serious medical problem affecting thousands of individuals.