Are Childhood Cancer Cases Becoming More Common?

Are Childhood Cancer Cases Becoming More Common?

Childhood cancer is something no parent wants to think about. Unfortunately, it’s increasingly becoming a reality for parents.

In the US, the childhood cancer incidence—the number of new cases each year—has been slowly increasing since the mid-1970s.

But numbers can be misleading, and don’t always tell the whole story. Here are more details about the statistics on childhood cancer:

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Jill Beck
I've been an oncologist since 2010. With pediatric oncology, you get continuity of care with families—so you care for children when they're really sick and see them get better.

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