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Cancer Awareness Infographic

Cancer



Incidences of Cancer in the United States of America



Death Rate (2012)



1 in 4 People will die from some form of cancer in the United States



1500 EACH DAY



Total Cases Of Cancer In The US (1999-2008)



THIRTEENMILLIONSEVENHUNDREDANDSEVENTYONETHOUSANDSEVENHUNDREDANDFIFTYSEVEN



13,771,757



5572213 DEATHS



59% SURVIVAL RATE



Cases Of Cancer By Type



Death Rate



Eye & Orbit



24,171 cases



2,350 deaths



Death Rate



Brain & Nervous System



193,521 cases



129,585 deaths



Death Rate



Respiratory System



2,128,330 cases



1,617,589 deaths



Death Rate



Soft Tissue & Heart



88,191 cases



37,870 deaths



Death Rate



Skin



1,064,337 cases



183,380 deaths



Death Rate



Digestive System



2,530,006 cases



1,334,607 deaths



Death Rate



Urinary System



1,057,701 cases



257,767 deaths



Death Rate



Male Genital System



2,133,391 cases



303,570 deaths



Death Rate



Bones & Joints



27,032 cases



12,941 deaths



Death Rate



Female Genital System



772,569 cases



270,940 deaths



Incidence Of Cancer By State



Cancer incidence by percentage of population



Less than 0.50%



0.50% to 0.59%



0.60% and above



Mortality From Cancer (1975-2009)



Peak: 1991



215 deaths per 100,000 resident population in the US



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Biggest Killers



In 2012, lung and bronchus cancer is estimated to be the biggest killer of both men and women



Female death rate: 66%



2012 cases: 109,690



2012 deaths: 72,590



Male death rate: 75%



2012 cases: 116,470



2012 deaths: 87,750



The most deaths attributed to a female specific cancer was breast cancer.



Death rate - 17%



226,870 cases



39,510 deaths



The most deaths attributed to a male specific cancer was prostate cancer.



Death rate - 12%



241,740 cases



28,170 deaths



Throughout the course of recent history, Mesothelioma has been one of the deadliest forms of cancer, with a mortality rate of nearly 80% in the United States.

Cancer Awareness Infographic

shared by jroakes on Jul 27, 2012 in Health

Cancer Awareness Infographic

shared by jroakes on Jul 27, 2012 in Health

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