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The most common sites for cancer in Americans age 65+:

  • Lung and bronchus – 140,336 cases
  • Prostate – 117,001 cases
  • Breast – 96,981 cases
  • Colon & rectum – 80,343 cases

United States Cancer Statistics: 1999-2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Published 2014

Reference

Title
United States Cancer Statistics: 1999-2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report
Publisher
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute
Publication Date
Published 2014
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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