Ewing Family of Tumors

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What Is Ewing Family Of Tumors? TOPICS

What are the key statistics about Ewing tumors?

Only about 1% of all childhood tumors are Ewing tumors. About 225 children and teens are diagnosed with Ewing tumors in North America each year.

Most Ewing tumors occur in teens, but they can also affect adults (mainly in their 20s and 30s), as well as younger children.

Slightly more males than females develop these cancers. Most of the patients are white, either non-Hispanic or Hispanic. This disease is very rare among African Americans, and it also seldom occurs in other racial groups.

Survival statistics for these tumors are discussed in the section “Survival rates for Ewing tumors, by stage.”

Last Medical Review: 06/12/2013
Last Revised: 06/12/2013