What is the rate of incidence for neuroblastoma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

It is estimated that about 650 new cases of neuroblastoma are found in the United States each year. Two percent of these cases are because of a family history of the disease. Usually, those with neuroblastoma are children under 5 years of age; however, most cases concern children younger than 1 year old.

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