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Cancer Facts and Figures 2009

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    • Leading Sites of New Cancer Cases and Deaths – 2009 Estimates  
    • Approximately 880,300 of the 11 million cancer survivors living in the US as of January 1, 2005, had been diagnosed with more than one cancer.  
    • About 4,070 deaths from cervical cancer are expected in 2009.  
    • About 11,270 cases of invasive cervical cancer are expected to be diagnosed in 2009.  
    • About 14,330 bladder cancer deaths will occur in 2009.  
    • About 70,980 new cases of bladder cancer are expected to occur in 2009.  
    • About 11,590 deaths (8,650 from melanoma and 2,940 from other nonepithelial skin cancers) will occur in 2009.  
    • Substantially more than 1 million unreported cases of basal cell or squamous cell cancers occur annually.  
    • With an estimated 27,360 deaths in 2009, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men.  
    • About 192,280 new cases of prostate cancer will occur in 2009.  
    • About 35,240 pancreatic cancer deaths are expected to occur in 2009.  
    • About 42,470 new cases of pancreatic cancer are expected to occur in 2009.  
    • About 14,600 ovarian cancer deaths are expected in 2009.  
    • About 21,550 new cases of ovarian cancer are expected in the US in 2009.  
    • About 7,600 deaths from oral cavity and pharynx cancer are expected in 2009.  
    • About 35,720 new cases of cancer of the oral cavity are expected in 2009.  
    • About 20,790 deaths from lymphoma will occur in 2009 (Hodgkin lymphoma, 1,290; non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 19,500).  
    • About 74,490 new cases of lymphoma will occur in 2009, including 8,510 cases of Hodgkin lymphoma and 65,980 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).  
    • About 159,390 lung cancer deaths, accounting for about 28% of all cancer deaths, are expected to occur in 2009.  
    • About 219,440 new cases of lung cancer are expected in 2009,  
    • An estimated 49,920 deaths from colorectal cancer are expected to occur in 2009, accounting for almost 9% of all cancer deaths.  
    • About 106,100 cases of colon and 40,870 cases of rectal cancer are expected to occur in 2009.  
    • In 2009, about 40,610 breast cancer deaths (40,170 women, 440 men) are expected in the U.S.  
    • The National Institutes of Health estimates overall costs of cancer in 2008 at $228.1 billion–$93.2 billion for direct medical costs (total of all health expenditures); $18.8 billion for indirect morbidity…  
    • 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.  
    • Cancer accounts for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths in the U.S.  
    • About 562,340 Americans are expected to die of cancer in 2009, more than 1,500 people a day.  
    • Around 1,479,350 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2009. This does not include noninvasive cancer of any site except urinary bladder, and does not include basal and…  
    • Close to 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in Americans age 55 years and older.