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Cancer Facts & Figures 2023

 

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:

  • Estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2023 by cancer site and US state
  • Current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics
  • Information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, and treatment

Also see this news story: Incidence Rate Drops for Cervical Cancer But Rises for Prostate Cancer

(Please note: The projected numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2023 should not be compared with previous years because they are model-based and vary from year to year for reasons other than changes in cancer occurrence. Age-standardized incidence and death rates should be used to track cancer trends.)

2023 Special Section: Lung Cancer

This year's special section reviews lung cancer incidence, survival, mortality, risk factors, and screening prevalence with a focus on racial and geographic disparities. It is intended to inform anyone interested in learning more about lung cancer, including policy makers, researchers, clinicians, cancer control advocates, patients, and caregivers. 


2023 Supplemental Data 

Supplemental data provide more granular information for use in cancer control planning at the state level, as well as to address questions from the media or American Cancer Society (ACS) constituents. ACS Regions are encouraged to share this information with staff and volunteers, and to use it with state and local officials, reporters, and other public health and advocacy groups in local communities. 

The estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths by state and the lifetime probabilities of developing or dying from cancer are also available in an interactive format from the  Cancer Statistics Center

Most Requested Tables and Figures 

The most requested tables and figures from Cancer Facts & Figures 2023 have been assembled in an electronic format (PDF) to make it easy for you to use them. Please note that all graphic material should credit the "American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures 2023.” 

Cancer Statistics 2023 Slide Presentation

Use the button to download a slide presentation of an overview of current cancer statistics in the US.  


ACS Research in Plain Words

Our 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.


Is the Quit2Heal Clinical Trial for You?

If you smoke and have been diagnosed with cancer in the last 24 months, you may be eligible to participate in a research study that will test a smartphone app to help you quit smoking. 

See if the trial is for you or someone you love: Quit2heal.org