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Mesothelioma Statistics

MESOTHELIOMA About 3,000 The time between first new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed each year in the United States. exposure to asbestos and diagnosis of mesothelioma is usually between 15 AND 60 YEARS Unfor tunately, the risk of mesothelioma does not go down over time after the exposure to asbestos stops. A00000O00000000 | Average survival times for people with mesothelioma have ranged between 4 ----- and 18 months, depending on the study. But some people live much longer. -------- ------------------- Between 5% and 10% of people with mesothelioma live at least 5 years after being diagnosed. The risk of mesothelioma increases with age. It is rare in people under age 45. About 2 out of 3 people with mesothelioma are Longevity improves for people diagnosed at older than 65. younger age. TOP 5 STATES WITH MESOTHELIOMA DEATHS New York 3,374 California Pennsylvania 2,215 3,795 Florida Техas 2,325 3,432 RATES PER ONE MILLION POPULATION Washington 6 1 Maine 558 Deaths 173 Deaths (20.1%) (27.5%) Wyoming 2 50 Deaths 5 New Jersey 814 Deaths (22.2%) (20.2%) Pennsylvania 1,210 Deaths West Virginia 3 (20.8%) 182 Deaths (21%) NUMBER OF DEATHS FOR US RESIDENTS Age 15 and over from 1999 - 2007 - GENDER RACE AGE 81% 19% 95% 4% 1% 1% 5% 15% 29% 38% 12% FEMALE WHITE BLACK OTHER <45 45-54 54-64 65-74 75-84 85> Type of mesothelioma (anatomical site): 8% 3% 14% 75% PLEURA PERITONEUM OTHER UNSPECIFIED 1,941 Deaths 858 Deaths 3,250 Deaths 17,502 Deaths 61.4% 14.2% 7% 4.3% INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION EX POSED AT HOME INDUSTRY NOT REPORTED (FOUNDRIES, SHIPBUILDING MANUFACTURIING, INSULATING, PLUMBERS, ELECTRICIANS) 3.7% ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY MOST FREQUENTLY RECORDED OCCUPATIONS ON DEATH CERTIFICATE 2.4% GENERAL GOVERNMENT 1.7% 1.7% 1.9% 1.9% HOSPITALS RAILROADS ELECTRIC LIGHT AGRICULTURAL AND POWER PRODUCTION, CROPS MESOTHELIOMA AROUND THE GLOBE 92,253 mesothelioma deaths in 83 countries were recorded in the WHO mortality database from 1994 to 2008. was the mean ·70 age of death. The age-adjusted mortality rate increased by 5.37% per year and consequently more than doubled during the study period. The male-to-female The disease distribution anatomical site was: ratio was 3.6:1. 41.3% 4.5% 0.3% 43.1% 10.8% PLEURA PERITONEUM PERICARDIUM UNSPECIFIED SITES OTHER MesotheliomaHelp.oRe Connecting Patients and Caregivers SOURCES: www2a.cdc.gov/drds/worldreportdata/FigureTable Details.asp?Figure TablelD-2592&GroupRefNumber-T07-01 www2a.cdc.gov/drds/worldreportdata/SectionDetails.asp?ArchivelD-1& Section TitlelD-7 www.ewg.org/research/maps/deaths-due-asbestos-related-diseases www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-086678.pdf www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/wk/mm5815.pd www.cancer.org

Mesothelioma Statistics

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The deadly disease of mesothelioma is diagnosed in close to 3,000 Americans each year. The only established cause of this cancer is exposure to asbestos. This graphic breaks down the statistics behind...

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