TABLE 1

Five-Year Survival of 15- to 19-Year-Olds Diagnosed (2000–2004, SEER) in 18 Regions of the United States (29% of the United States) According to Cancer Type for All Stages and for Stage IV for Which There Were at Least 25 and 10 Patients, Respectively8

RankCancer TypeNSurvival (%)
All stages
 1Bladder carcinoma23100.0
 2Thyroid carcinoma49098.4
 3Fibromatous neoplasms10298.0
 4Melanoma50695.6
 5Hodgkin’s lymphoma83394.4
 6Low-grade astrocytoma18192.7
 7Nasopharyngeal carcinoma4190.2
 8Oral cavity and pharynx carcinoma6190.1
 9Ependymoma3788.9
 10Carcinoma of the cervix and uterus1687.5
 11Lung carcinoma3086.0
 12Kidney carcinoma3083.3
 13Chondrosarcoma3482.4
 14Chronic myeloid leukemia5581.8
 15Intracranial germ cell tumor14679.3
 16Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma52276.5
 17Gonadal carcinoma3070.0
 18Osteosarcoma24964.1
 19Acute lymphoid leukemia48562.3
 20Colorectal carcinoma6961.5
 21Ewing’s sarcoma16059.0
 22Medulloblastoma/PNET9356.7
 23Acute myeloid leukemia24848.4
 24Rhabdomyosarcoma10240.8
 25Hepatic carcinoma2934.1
 26Glioblastoma, anaplastic astrocytoma7816.4
Stage IV
 1Hodgkin’s lymphoma14096.41
 2Thyroid carcinoma1283.33
 3Chronic myeloid leukemia3881.58
 4Gonadal germ cell tumor5678.53
 5Acute lymphoid leukemia29563.62
 6Intracranial germ cell tumor2365.22
 7Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma12357.62
 8CNS tumor1450.00
 9Acute myeloid leukemia14947.10
 10Osteosarcoma3132.26
 11Ewing’s sarcoma3132.26
 12Rhabdomyosarcoma2512.00
 13Colorectal carcinoma147.14
  • CNS, central nervous system; PNET, primitive neuroectodermal tumor; SEER, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.