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

SiteEstimated new cases, 2006Five-year relative survival rates1 (percent), 1995–2001
TotalMaleFemaleWhiteBlack
All sites21,399,790720,280679,510  
Prostate234,460234,460n.a.100%97%
Breast3214,6401,720212,9208976
Lung174,47092,70081,7701613
Colon106,68049,22057,4606555
Bladder61,42044,69016,7308364
Melanoma—skin62,19034,26027,9309277
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma458,87030,68028,1906152
Uterine corpus 41,200n.a.41,2008662
Rectum41,93023,58018,3506556
Kidney and renal pelvis38,89024,65014,2406564
Leukemia435,07020,00015,0704938
Pancreas33,73017,15016,58044
Oral cavity and pharynx30,99020,18010,8106239
Ovary20,180n.a.20,1804438
Stomach22,28013,4008,8802123
Uterine cervix 9,710n.a.9,7107566
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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