| Share
 

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.

Information Please® Database, © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Human CarcinogensHealthCancer: Estimated New Cases (2006) and Survival Rates in the U.S.

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring