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Incidence Statistics for Types of Pituitary Cancer

The information below shows a list of types of Pituitary Cancer, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Pituitary Cancer. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Pituitary Cancer

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

prolactinoma approx 1 in 7,142 or 0.01% or 38,080 people in USA 38,080 less than 14 per 100,000 (the rate for pituitary tumors)
pituitary adenoma N/A N/A No information
corticotropinomas N/A N/A No information
luteinizing hormone (LH) secreting tumors N/A N/A No information
follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) secreting tumors N/A N/A No information

Incidence Statistics for Pituitary Cancer


Incidence of Pituitary Cancer:

14 per 100,000 people (NIDDK)

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 7,142 or 0.01% or 38,080 people in USA [about data]

Types of Pituitary Cancer

For more information about types of Pituitary Cancer, refer to our section on types of Pituitary Cancer.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Pituitary Cancer usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Pituitary Cancer. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Pituitary Cancer at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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