Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 27,340 people (18,100 men and 9,240 women) will die of cancer of the urinary system.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2007. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2007. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2007
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2007
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2007, an estimated 218,890 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.  
  • Cancer accounts for a quarter of all deaths in the U.S.  
  • In 2002, cancer patients made 2.1 million visits to hospital outpatient departments.  
  • The cost of cancer is projected to reach at least $158 billion (in 2010 dollars) in the year 2020–an increase of 27% from 2010.  If newly developed tools for cancer…  
  • More than 65% of all prostate cancer cases occur in men age 65 and older.