Types of Cancer Statistics

What type of cancer statistics are you looking for?

  • Incidence - the number of newly diagnosed cases during a specific time period
  • Mortality - the number of deaths during a specific time period
  • Prevalence - new and pre-existing cases for people 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 - monographs, reports, and other sources of cancer statistics by US population groups

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25 Nov 2008
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