Silver Book Fact

More than 20% of cervical cancer cases are among women 65 years or older.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2014. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2014. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/economic-impact-of-cancer

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2014
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2014
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

Related Facts

  • Estimated Annual Cost of Cancer Care in 2010 by Site  
  • Probability of Developing Invasive Cancers within Selected Age Intervals by Sex, U.S., 2005-2007  
  • About 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the US during 2009; about 1,910 new cases are expected in men.  
  • Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men.  
  • Age-Adjusted Cancer Death Rates, Females by Site, US, 1930-2004