Silver Book Fact
A 67% increase in cancer incidence is anticipated for older adults, compared with an 11% increase for younger adults from 2010 to 2030.
Smith B, Smith G, Hurria A, Hortobagyi G, et al. Future of Cancer Incidence in the United States: Burdens upon an aging, changing nation. J Clin Oncol. 2009; 27(17): 2758-65. http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/short/27/17/2758?rss=1&ssource=mfc