Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 2,320 people (1,030 men and 1,290 women) will die of cancer of the endocrine system.

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

  • The NIH estimate overall cancer costs in 2007 at about $219.2 billion–$89 billion for direct medical costs, $18.2 billion for indirect morbidity costs (costs due to lost productivity due to…  
  • In 2007, an estimated 180,510 people (2,030 men and 178,480 women) will be diagnosed with breast cancer.  
  • With an estimated 27,360 deaths in 2009, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men.  
  • Estimated Annual Cost of Cancer Care in 2010 by Site  
  • Employment disability accounts for about 75 percent of lost productivity among cancer survivors.