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The 46 Most Commonly Diagnosed Types of Cancer in the United States and How Deadly They Are

THE 46 MOST-COMMONLY DIAGNOSED ΤΥPES OF CANCER AND HOW DEADLY THEY ARE IN THE UNITED STATES Total Estimated New Cases for 2020 Total Estimated Deaths for 2020 1,806,590 606,520 BRAIN & OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM 23,890|18,020 EYE & ORBIT 3,400 390 ORAL CAVITY & PHARYNX 53,260|10,750 Tongue 17,660 2,830 Mouth 14,320 2,660 3,640 Pharynx Other oral cavity 17,950 3,330 1,620 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 247,270 140,730 3,750 Larynx Lung & bronchus 228,820 12,370 135,720 Other respiratory organs 6,080 1,260 BREAST 279,100 |42,690 SOFT TISSUE (INCLUDING HEART) 13,130 | 5,350 DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 333,680 | 167,790 Esophagus 18,440 16,170 Stomach 27,600 11,010 Small intestine 11,110 1,700 Colon 104,610 53,200 Rectum 43,340 *included with colon deaths Anus, anal canal, & anorectum 8,590 1,350 Liver & intrahepatic bile duct Gallbladder & other biliary 42,810 30,160 11,980 4,090 Pancreas 57,600 47,050 Other digestive organs 7,600 3,060 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 55,670 3,260 Thyroid 52,890 2,180 Other endocrine 2,780 1,080 URINARY SYSTEM 159,120 33,820 Urinary bladder Kidney & renal pelvis Ureter & other urinary organs 81,400 17,980 73,750 14,830 3,970 1,010 GENITAL SYSTEM 317,260 | 67,830 Cervix 13,800 4,290 Uterus 65,620 12,590 Ovary 21,750 13,940 Vulva 6,120 1,350 Vagina & other genital (female) 6,230 1,450 Prostate 191,930 33,330 Testis 9,610 440 Penis & other genital (male) 2,200 440 BONES & JOINTS 3,600 1,720 SKIN (EXCLUDING BASAL & SQUAMOU) 108,420| 11,480 Melanoma of the skin 100,350 Other nonepithelial skin 6,850 8,070 4,630 LYMPHOMA 85,720 20,910 Hodgkin lymphoma Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 8,480 970 77,240 19,940 MYELOMA 32,270| 12,830 LEUKEMIA 60,530| 23,100 Acute lymphocytic leukemia Chronic lymphocytic leukemia Acute myeloid leukemia Chronic myeloid leukemia 6,150 1,520 21,040 4,060 19,940 11,180 8,450 1,130 Other leukemia 4,950 5,210 OTHER & UNSPECIFIED PRIMARY SITES 30,270 | 45,850 PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL ESTIMATED NEW CASES & DEATHS WITHIN EACH SYSTEM OF THE BODY Brain & other | 1.32% |2.97% nervous system Eye & orbit |0.19% |0.06% Oral cavity & pharynx |2.95% |1.77% | 13.69% Respiratory system | 23.20% Soft tissue |0.73% |0.88% (including heart) Breast |15.45% |7.04% |18.47% Digestive system 27.66% Endocrine system 10.54% |3.08% |8.81% Urinary system |5.58% | 17.56% Genital system 11.18% Bones & joints !0.20% |0.28% Skin (excluding basal & squamous) |6.00% | 1.89% Lymphoma 4,74% 3.45% Myeloma | 1.79% | 2.12% percentage of total new cases | 3.35% 3.81% Leukemia percentage of total deaths Other & unspecified primary sites 1.68% |7.56% THE 10 TYPES OF CANCER THE 10 TYPES OF CANCER WITH THE MOST ESTIMATED WITH THE MOST ESTIMATED NEW CASES IN 2020 DEATHS IN 2020 Lung & bronchus Colon Pancreas Breast Prostate Breast 279,100 228,820 191, 930 104,610 100,350 81,400 77,240 135,720 53,200 47,050 42,690 33,330 30,160 19,940 18,020 17,980 16,170 Lung & bronchus Prostate Colon Melanoma of the skin Urinary bladder Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Kidney & renal pelvis Uterine corpus Pancreas 73,750 65,620 57,600 Liver & intrahepatic bile duct Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Brain & other nervous system Urinary bladder Esophagus *Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Deaths for colon and rectal cancers are combined because many deaths from rectal cancer are misclassified as colon. SOURCE: https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/ research/cancer-facts-and-statistics/annual-can * DRUG REPORT cer-facts-and-figures/2020/cancer-facts-and-fig ures-2020.pdf

The 46 Most Commonly Diagnosed Types of Cancer in the United States and How Deadly They Are

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Which types of cancer has the American Cancer Society projected to be the most-commonly diagnosed, and the deadliest, this year?

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