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Neurological Cancers

Neurological Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 21,810 people (11,780 men and 10,030 women) were diagnosed with and 13,070 people died of cancer of the brain in 2008. Estimates suggest 0.61% (1 in 165) people will be diagnosed cancer of the brain and other nervous system during their lifetime.

Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 67,720 people (38,150 men and 29,570 women) were diagnosed with and 11,200 people died of cancer of the skin in 2008. The age-adjusted death rate was 3.5 per 100,000 men and women per year, based on patients who died in 2001-2005 in the US.More than 1 million people […]

Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 67,720 people (38,150 men and 29,570 women) were diagnosed with and 11,200 people died of cancer of the skin in 2008. The age-adjusted death rate was 3.5 per 100,000 men and women per year, based on patients who died in 2001-2005 in the US.

Lung Cancers

Lung Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 215,020 people (114,690 men and 100,330 women) were diagnosed with and 161,840 men people died of cancer of the lung in 2008. Estimates suggest 6.94% (1 in 14) men and women will be diagnosed with cancer of the lung during their lifetime.

Genitourinary Cancers

Genitourinary Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 68,810 people (51,230 men and 17,580 women) were diagnosed with and 14,100 people died of cancer of the urinary bladder in 2008. Estimates suggest 2.38% (1 in 42) people will be diagnosed with cancer of the urinary bladder during their lifetime.

Gastrointestinal Cancers

Gastrointestinal Cancers

In the US it is estimated that 21,500 people (13,190 men and 8,310 women) were diagnosed with and 10,880 people died of stomach cancer in 2008. Estimates suggest 0.89% (1 in 113) of people born today will be diagnosed with cancer of the stomach at some time during their lifetime.

Liver Cancers

Liver Cancers

Liver Cancers In the US it is estimated that 21,370 people (15,190 men and 6,180 women) will be diagnosed with and 18,410 people will die of cancer of the liver in 2008. Estimates suggest 0.69% (1 in 145) of people born today will be diagnosed with liver cancer at some time during their lifetime.