Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Cancer Incidence Rates for Men, 1975-2002

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • In 2015, an estimated 221,200 new cases of lung cancer are expected to be diagnosed.  
  • Approximately 2,500 Americans are diagnosed with Mesothelioma each year.
    Life expectancy is rarely more than five years from time of diagnosis and is most frequently between twelve months and eighteen months.  
  • More than 200,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States each year.  
  • The annual excess economic burden of cancer survivorship, among recently diagnosed cancer survivors, was $16,213 per survivor age 18 to 64, and $16,441 per survivor age 65 and older (from…  
  • The top two leading causes of death among those over 65 years of age, regardless of race, sex, or Hispanic origin are heart disease and cancer