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Cancer Statistics 
Number of people diagnosed with cancer each year1.5 Million
Number of deaths annually from cancer afflictions600,000
Top 10 Cancer Sites for U.S. Males (Per 100,000)Occurance RateDeath Rate
Prostate156.923.5
Lung and Bronchus80.565.2
Colon and Rectum52.720
Urinary Bladder36.07.6
Melanomas of the Skin23.5
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma22.68.3
Kidney and Renal Pelvis20.85.8
Oral Cavity and Pharynx16.1
Leukemias159.4
Pancreas13.212.5
Esophagus7.77.8
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct6.57.2
Top 10 Cancer Sites for U.S. Females (Per 100,000)Occurance RateDeath Rate
Female Breast120.422.8
Lung and Bronchus54.540
Colon and Rectum39.714.1
Corpus and Uterus, NOS24.14.2
Thyroid17.2
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma15.75.2
Melanomas of the Skin15.4
Ovary12.28.2
Kidney and Renal Pelvis10.9
Pancreas10.29.4
Leukemias5.95.3
Brain and Other Nervous System5.53.5
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct5.23.2
Money Spent Fighting Cancer by the National Cancer Society 
Total spent annually by NCS to fight cancer$5.2 Billion
Cancer Type2008 Spending2009 Spending2010 Spending
Lung$247.6 Million$246.9 Million$281.9 Million
Prostate285.4293.9300.5
Breast572.6599.5631.2
Colorectal273.7264.2270.4
Bladder24.125.922.6
Melanoma110.8103.7102.3
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma122.6130.9122.4
Kidney43.445.244.6
Thyroid14.614.715.6
Endometrial (Uterine)17.118.014.2
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Cancer Society, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 1, 2016

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