Cancer Statistics

    KEY STATISTICS

  • 232,670 women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014; about 2,630 cases are expected in men.
  • 234,460 men are expected to be diagnosed with genital cancers in 2014: about 94,990 cases are expected in women.
  • 97,420 men are expected to be diagnosed with urinary tract cancers in 2014; about 44,190 case are expected in women.
  • 136,830 cases of colorectal cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2014.
  • 1,665,540 new cases of cancer diagnosis are anticipated for 2014 distributed fairly evenly between women and men.
  • The leading causes of death in the U.S. are:
    1. Heart Disease
    2. Cancer
    3. Stroke
    4. Chronic lower respiratory disease
    5. Accidents
    6. Alzheimer’s Disease
    7. Diabetes
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9. Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nephrosis
    10. Septicemia
    11. Suicide
    12. Chronic Liver Disease