Silver Book Fact

In 2015, an estimated 221,200 new cases of lung 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

  • In 2007, an estimated 12,740 people (7,150 men and 5,590 women) will die of brain and other nervous system cancers.  
  • Cost of Care for Those Who Lose Independence  
  • Leading Sites of New Cancer Cases and Deaths – 2009 Estimates  
  • Substantially more than 1 million unreported cases of basal cell or squamous cell cancers occur annually.  
  • The cost of cancer is projected to reach at least $158 billion (in 2010 dollars) in the year 2020–an increase of 27% from 2010.  If newly developed tools for cancer…