Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 35,520 people (9,040 men and 26,480 women) will be diagnosed with 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
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • In 2007, an estimated 3,670 women will die of uterine cervical cancer.  
  • Substantially more than 1 million unreported cases of basal cell or squamous cell cancers occur annually.  
  • Men have a slightly less than a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of developing cancer.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 7,550 people (5,180 men and 2,370 women) will die of oral cavity and pharnyx cancer.  
  • In those exposed to asbestos over a significant period of time, between 2% and 10% will be diagnosed with mesothelioma.