How many people get Hodgkin disease?
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for Hodgkin disease in the United States for 2014 are:
- About 9,190 new cases of Hodgkin disease
- About 1,180 deaths from Hodgkin disease
Both children and adults can get Hodgkin disease, but it is most common in early adulthood (ages 15 to 40, especially in a person’s 20s) and late adulthood (after age 55). About 10% to 15% of all cases are found in children and teens.
Last Medical Review: 08/19/2014
Last Revised: 08/27/2014