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Cancer Facts & Figures 2023 is an educational companion for Cancer Statistics 2023, a scientific paper published in the American Cancer Society journal, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. These annual reports provide:
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Trends in Age-adjusted Cancer Death Rates by Site, US, 1930-2020
Estimated Number of New Cancer Cases and Deaths, US, 2023
Estimated Number for Selected Cancers by State, US, 2023 (PDF)
Estimated Number for the 4 Major Cancers by Sex & Age Group, 2023
The number of new diagnoses of cancer, or new cases, in a group. Incidence counts can give information about a specific group but can’t be used to compare groups because the numbers alone don’t account for the size of the group or age ranges of the people in it. Comparing groups requires cancer incidence rates.
Suggested citation: Cancer Facts & Figures 2023. Atlanta: American Cancer Society, Inc. 2022.
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