Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 213,380 people (114,760 men and 98,620 women) will be diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer.

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
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • In those exposed to asbestos over a significant period of time, between 2% and 10% will be diagnosed with mesothelioma.
     
  • Cancer incidence is projected to increase by approximately 45% from 1.6 million in 2010 to 2.3 million in 2030.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 1,444,920 people (766,860 men and 678,060 women) will be diagnosed with cancer.  
  • Direct annual spending for prostate cancer is $3.6 billion.  
  • In the U.S., 67,770 new cases of in situ breast cancer are expected to occur among women in 2008.