HL is an uncommon malignancy. In the UK, there were 2086 new cases of HL between 2014 and 2016. In the US, it is estimated that 8100 new cases will be diagnosed in 2019, with approximately 1000 deaths. The age-adjusted incidence rate in the US between 2012 and 2016 was 2.7/100,000 people per year. Median age at diagnosis is 39 years; the risk of HL is higher in men than women. In the US, white people, black people, and non-Hispanic people have a similar risk (which is higher than other racial/ethnic groups including Asians/Pacific Islanders, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic people).
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