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Cancer Death Rates, for Men, 1930-2002

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2007, an estimated 9,220 people (5,050 men and 4,170 women) will be diagnosed with soft tissue (including heart) cancer.  
  • About 106,100 cases of colon and 40,870 cases of rectal cancer are expected to occur in 2009.  
  • In 2010, cancer accounted for 1.2 million hospital discharges from inpatient care.  
  • There are nearly 14.5 million people alive in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with cancer.  
  • Among women, the 4 leading incident cancers from 2000-2004 were breast, lung, colorectal, and uterine.