Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 220 people (110 men and 110 women) will die of eye and orbit cancers.

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

  • Breast cancer patients spent 66.2 more hours receiving medical care in the first year after diagnosis, compared with similar people without cancer.  
  • More than 70% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no identifiable risk factors.  
  • In 2008, about 62,480 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma–the most common serious form of skin cancer.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 34,360 people (24,180 men and 10,180 women) will be diagnosed with oral cavity and pharnyx cancer.  
  • Among women, the 4 leading incident cancers from 2000-2004 were breast, lung, colorectal, and uterine.