Silver Book Fact

In 2015, an estimated 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed.

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2015
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
Published 2015
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • An estimated 589,430 people are expected to die from cancer in 2015.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 21,790 people (12,320 men and 9,470 women) will die of leukemia.  
  • Around one in every eight women in the U.S. (12 percent) will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. A man’s lifetime risk is around one in 1,000.  
  • More than 95% of colorectal cancer cases are diagnosed in individuals age 50 and older.  
  • Leading Sites of New Cancer Cases and Deaths – 2009 Estimates