Silver Book Fact

In 2013 alone, an esimated 1.6 million Americans were predicted to be diagnosed with cancer.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2013. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2013. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-036845.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2013
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2013
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Portion of Medicare dollars spent on cancer care
     
  • In 2010, cancer patients accounted for 29.2 million office , hospital outpatient, and emergency department visits.  
  • In 2008, it is estimated that 3,870 Americans will die from cervical cancer.  
  • In 2014, it is estimated that 4,000 women will die from cervical cancer.  
  • Three million cancer patients remain active in the workplace during their treatment, and incur 33 million days of disability each year.