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Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a common disease that tends to affect children or young adults. Males are more commonly affected with anaplastic large cell lymphoma than females.
Epidemiology and Demographics
- The incidence/prevalence of Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is approximately 2-8% of adult cases of non-Hodgkins lymphoma and as much as 30% of childhood non-Hodgkins lymphomas
- Prevalence for this condition is not known
- Patients of all age groups may develop anapastic large cell lymphoma.
- Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a common disease that tends to affect children or young adults.
- ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma usually affects younger individuals (between 10 and 29 years).
- ALK-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma usually affects older individuals (between 40-60 years).
- Males are more commonly affected with anaplastic large cell lymphoma than females.
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