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Even as the cure rate continues to improve, the incidence of childhood cancer has been steadily increasing over the last few decades, from about 13 children per 100,000 in 1975 to over 17 children per 100,000 in 2010.
Source: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (www.seer.cancer.gov) SEER 9 area. Age 0-19.
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