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Last Updated: 08/31/20

Lymphoma SPOREs

There are two distinct subtypes of lymphoma — Hodgkin lymphoma and a diverse group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. According to the American Cancer Society statistical data, it is estimated that in 2020 there will be a total of 8,480 new cases and 970 estimated deaths attributed to Hodgkin lymphoma in the U.S. The incidence rates for this disease in 2012-2016 averaged at 2.7, and death rates for 2013-2017 were estimated at 0.3 per 100,000 annually. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has been significantly more prevalent with 77,240 estimated new cases and 19,940 estimated death in 2020. Annual incidence estimated for years 2012-2016 was 19.2, and death rate for years 2013-2017 was 5.5 per 100,000. Despite favorable trends, lymphomas remain a serious medical problem affecting thousands of individuals.