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Medicineworld.org: Cancer statististics 2005

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Cancer Statistics 2005       

Cancer Statistics 2005 that contains in this page presents extensive statistical data on cancer incidence and mortality. This data is adapted from American cancer society statistics. The following figures represent the estimated incidence (Incidence: Total occurrence of a disease) and death rates of various types of cancers in the United States for the year 2005.American cancer society estimates the cancer statistics for the year 2005 as follows:
    Incidence of all cancers
    • Combined 1,372,910
    • Males 710,040
    • Females 662,870
    Deaths from all cancers
    • Combined 570,280
    • Males 295,280
    • Females 275,000
    Incidence of breast cancer
    • Combined 212,930
    • Males 1,690
    • Females 211,240
    Deaths from breast cancer
    • Combined 40,870
    • Males 460
    • Females 40,410
    Incidence of lung cancer
    • Combined 172,570
    • Males 93,010
    • Females 79,560
    Death from lung cancer
    • Combined 163,510
    • Males 90,490
    • Females 73,920
    Incidence of prostate cancer
    • Combined 232,090
    • Males 232,090
    • Females 0
    Deaths from prostate cancer
    • Combined 30,350
    • Males 30,350
    • Females 0
    Incidence of colon cancer
    • Combined 104,950
    • Males 48,290
    • Females 56,660
    Deaths from colon cancer
    • Combined 56,290
    • Males 28,540
    • Females 27,750
    Incidence of rectal cancer
    • Combined 40,340
    • Males 23,530
    • Females 16,810
    Incidence of pancreatic cancer
    • Combined 32,180
    • Males 16,100
    • Females 16,080
    Deaths from pancreatic cancer
    • Combined 31,800
    • Males 15,820
    • Females 15,980
    Incidence of esophageal cancer
    • Combined 14,520
    • Males 11,220
    • Females 3,300
    Deaths from esophageal cancer
    • Combined 13,570
    • Males 10,530
    • Females 3,040
    Incidence of stomach cancer
    • Combined 21,860
    • Males 13,510
    • Females 8,350
    Deaths from stomach cancer
    • Combined 11,550
    • Males 6,770
    • Females 4,780
    Incidence of anal cancer
    • Combined 3,990
    • Males 1,750
    • Females 2,240
    Deaths from anal cancer
    • Combined 620
    • Males 230
    • Females 390
    Incidence of melanoma
    • Combined 59,580
    • Males 33,580
    • Females 26,000
    Deaths from melanoma
    • Combined 7,770
    • Males 4,910
    • Females 2,860
    Incidence of bladder cancer
    • Combined 63, 210
    • Males 47, 010
    • Females 16,200
    Deaths from bladder cancer
    • Combined 13, 180
    • Males 8, 970
    • Females 4,210
    Incidence of kidney cancer
    • Combined 36, 160
    • Males 22, 490
    • Females 13,670
    Deaths from kidney cancer
    • Combined 12, 660
    • Males 8,020
    • Females 4,640
    Incidence of testicular cancer
    • Combined 8, 010
    • Males 8,010
    • Females 0
    Deaths from testicular cancer
    • Combined 390
    • Males 390
    • Females 0
    Incidence of ovarian cancer
    • Combined 22,220
    • Males 0
    • Females 22,220
    Deaths from ovarian cancer
    • Combined 16,210
    • Males 0
    • Females 16,210
    Incidence of uterine cervical cancer
    • Combined 10,370
    • Males 0
    • Females 10,370
    Deaths from uterine cervical cancer
    • Combined 3,710
    • Males 0
    • Females 3,710
    Incidence of uterine cancer
    • Combined 40,880
    • Males 0
    • Females 40,880
    Deaths uterine cancer
    • Combined 7,310
    • Males 0
    • Females 7,310
    Incidence of all lymphoma
    • Combined 63, 740
    • Males 33, 050
    • Females 30,690
    Deaths from all lymphoma
    • Combined 20, 610
    • Males 10, 930
    • Females 9,680
    Incidence of all leukemias
    • Combined 34, 810
    • Males 19, 640
    • Females 15,170
    Deaths from all leukemias
    • Combined 22, 570
    • Males 12, 540
    • Females 10,030
    Incidence of multiple myeloma
    • Combined 15, 980
    • Males 8, 600
    • Females 7,380
    Deaths from multiple myeloma
    • Combined 11, 300
    • Males 5, 660
    • Females 5, 640

Cancer terms:
Axilllary nodes: Lymph glands in the armpit. Example: Axillary node removal is a standard practice of surgical treatment of breast cancer. See cancer terms for more cancer related terms.

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