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Cancer Death Rates, for Men, 1930-2002

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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  • Men with prostate cancer spent 55.3 more hours receiving medical care in the first year after diagnosis, compared with similar people without cancer.  
  • Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men.  
  • In the U.S., men have a less than 1 in 2 lifetime risk of developing cancer; the risk is a little more than 1 in 3 for women.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 1,444,920 people (766,860 men and 678,060 women) will be diagnosed with cancer.