Cancer Statistics For The Last Year…Scary Cancer Statistics!

Cancer is number one disease worldwide. There is a prediction that until the end of 2030, each year there will be 23, 6 million new cancer cases among the world. This number is about 68 % higher than in 2012.

At the end of every year, The American Cancer Society creates a presentation showing the statistical representation of cancer cases and deaths for the past 365 days. The statistical data about 2015 is presented in continuation:

Estimated New Cancer Cases in the USA:
Men – 848,200 out of which:
  • 26 % Prostate
  • 14 % Lung & Bronchus
  • 8 % Colon & Rectum
  • 7 % Urinary Bladder
  • 5 % Melanoma of skin
  • 5 % Non- Hodgkin lymphoma
  • 5 % Kidney & Renal pelvis
  • 4 % Oral cavit & pharynx
  • 4 % Leukemia
  • 3 % Liver & Intrahepatic bile duct
  • 21 % All other
Women – 810,170 out of which:
  • 29 % Breast
  • 13 % Lung & Bronchus
  • 8 % Colon & Rectum
  • 7 % Pancreas
  • 7 % Uterine Corpus
  • 6 % Thyroid
  • 4 % Non- Hodgkin lymphoma
  • 4 % Melanoma of skin
  • 3 % Pancreas
  • 3 % Leukemia
  • 3 % Kidney & Renal pelvis
  • 21 % All other

It is estimated that more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2015. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (26%), followed by lung (14%) and colon & rectum (8%) cancers. Among women, breast (29%), lung (13%), and colon & rectum (8%) cancers are the most common cancers.

Estimated Cancer Deaths in the USA:
Men- 312,150, out of which:
  • 28 % Lung & Bronchus
  • 9 % Prostate
  • 8 % Colon & Rectum
  • 7 % Pancreas
  • 5 % Liver & intrahepatic bile duct
  • 5 % Leukemia
  • 4 % Esophagus
  • 4 % Urinary bladder
  • 4 % Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • 3 % Kidney & Renal pelvis
  • 24 % All Other
Women- 277,280, out of which:
  • 26% Lung & Bronchus
  • 15 % Breast
  • 9 % Colon & Rectum
  • 7 % Pancreas
  • 5 % Ovary
  • 4 % Leukemia
  • 4 % Uterine corpus
  • 3 % Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • 3 % Liver & intrahepatic bile duct
  • 2 % Brain & other nervous system
  • 23 % All other

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among men (28%), followed by prostate (9%) and colon & rectum (8%) cancers. Among women, lung (26%), breast (15%), and colon & rectum (9%) cancers are the leading causes of cancer death.

We really hope for better results for the next year. Let’s hope for a year that will result with a clear cure for this deadly disease.
All you have to do is eat clean, be active and stay positive!

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