Teenage and young adult cancer in numbers

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Incidence rates

The incidence rates (how often a cancer occurs) for the types of cancer teenagers and young adults get vary between males and females. Most of the statistics for this age group are collected for young people aged 15-24. Statistics for teenagers who are aged 14 and below are included with childhood cancer statistics. You can find out more information on the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) website