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Growth of 65+ population between 2010 and 2030

In 2010, seniors age 65 and older comprised 13% of the total U.S. population. That number will grow to 20% in 2030.

Smith, Benjamin D., Grace L. Smith, Arti Hurria, Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, Thomas A. Buchholz. Future of Cancer Incidence in the United States: Burdens Upon an Aging, Changing Nation. Journal of Clinical Oncology. April 2009; 27(17): 2758-65. http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/short/27/17/2758?rss=1&ssource=mfc

Reference

Title
Future of Cancer Incidence in the United States: Burdens Upon an Aging, Changing Nation
Publication
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Publication Date
April 2009
Authors
Smith, Benjamin D., Grace L. Smith, Arti Hurria, Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, Thomas A. Buchholz
Volume & Issue
Volume 27, Issue 17
Pages
2758-65
URL
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  • Future Demographics

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