Key Statistics for Lymphoma of the Skin

The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for all types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the United States for 2018 are:

  • 74,680 new cases of NHL (41,730 in men; 32,950 in women)
  • 19,910 deaths from NHL (11,510 in men; 8,400 in women)

Lymphomas of the skin are uncommon . The rate of skin lymphomas has been rising over the past few decades, although it seems to have leveled off in recent years. The reasons for this are not known.

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American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2018. Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society; 2018.  

Last Medical Review: August 4, 2014 Last Revised: January 4, 2018

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