Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 19,730 people (10,370 men and 9,360 women) will die of lymphoma (hodgkin and non-hodgkin lymphoma).

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

  • In 2007, an estimated 3,670 women will die of uterine cervical cancer.  
  • A man 70 or older is 27 times more likely to develop invasive cancer than a man 39 or younger.  
  • More than 20% of cervical cancer cases are among women 65 years or older.  
  • In 2004, the U.S. spent about $72.1 billion in direct costs for cancer care.  
  • In those exposed to asbestos over a significant period of time, between 2% and 10% will be diagnosed with mesothelioma.