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How many people suffer from non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Approximately 20 men and women out of every 100,000 have non-Hodgkin lymphoma. That comes out to a total in the United States as of January 2007 of 438,325 men and women who currently had or have had the disease. Slightly more men than women are diagnosed with the disease. Approximately 65,000 new cases are diagnosed every year, and the number appears to be rising.

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