Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 10,790 (5,550 men and 5,240 women) will die of multiple myeloma.

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

  • Around 1,479,350 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2009. This does not include noninvasive cancer of any site except urinary bladder, and does not include basal and…  
  • 15,520 ovarian cancer deaths are expected in 2008. Ovarian cancer causes the most deaths of any cancer of the female reproductive system.  
  • Breast cancer treatment in the U.S. costs close to $7 billion per year.  
  • Cost of cancer care in 2009
     
  • In 2007, an estimated 22,430 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer.