Cancer Facts and Statistics

The American Cancer Society projects the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected each year in order to estimate the contemporary cancer burden because cancer incidence and mortality data lag 2 to 4 years behind the current year.

The regularly updated Facts & Figures publications present the most current trends in cancer occurrence and survival, as well as information on symptoms, prevention, early detection and treatment.

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ACS Research in Plain Words


ACS Research Highlights overview some of our most game-changing research from American Cancer Society (ACS) staff scientists and from medical schools and universities across the United States that we help support with research grants.