Figure 1 : Age-specific cancer incidence rates and survival rates.

From: Survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: life-long risks and responsibilities

Figure 1

a | This graph highlights the small proportion of childhood and adolescent cancer patients (only 1% of the annual cancer incidence in the United States) in comparison to cancer rates across all age groups. b | This graph shows improvements in overall survival, by year of cancer diagnosis, among cancer patients who were diagnosed before the age of 20 years. Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results programme of the US National Cancer Institute1.