Finding Cancer Statistics

Where can I find...?

  • Incidence
    the number of newly diagnosed cases during a specific time period
  • Mortality
    the number of deaths during a specific time period
  • Prevalence
    the number of new and pre-existing cases alive on a certain date
  • Survival
    the proportion of patients alive at some point subsequent to the diagnosis of their cancer
  • Lifetime Risk
    the probability of developing or dying of cancer
  • Statistics by Race/Ethnicity
    cancer statistics by US population groups

Last modified:
25 Nov 2008
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