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Cancer: Estimated New Cases (2007) and Survival Rates in the U.S.

SiteEstimated new cases, 2007Five-year relative survival rates1 (percent), 1995–2003
TotalMaleFemaleWhiteBlack
All sites21,444,920766,860678,060  
Prostate218,890218,890n.a.99%95%
Breast3180,5102,030178,4809077
Lung213,380114,76098,6201512
Colon112,34055,29057,0506554
Bladder67,16050,04017,1208064
Melanoma—skin59,94033,91026,0309174
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma463,19034,20028,9906454
Uterine corpus 39,080n.a.39,0808561
Rectum41,42023,84017,5806657
Kidney and renal pelvis51,19031,59019,6006664
Leukemia444,24024,80019,4405041
Pancreas37,17018,83018,34054
Oral cavity and pharynx34,36024,18010,1806140
Ovary22,430n.a.22,4304538
Stomach21,26013,0008,2602224
Uterine cervix 11,150n.a.11,1507362
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
1. The 5-year relative survival rate indicates that a person will not die from causes directly related to their cancer within 5 years.
2. Includes other sites not shown separately.
3. Survival rates for females only.
4. All types combined.
Sources: American Cancer Society, U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute.

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