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Cancer Facts & Figures 2024

Cancer Facts & Figures 2024 is an educational companion for Cancer Statistics 2024, 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 2024 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: 2024First Year the US Expects Cancer Cases to Top 2M

The 2024 Special Section, Cancer in People Who Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Gender-nonconforming, provides an overview of cancer risk factors and screening prevalence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or gender-nonconforming (LGBTQ+) people in the United States. It includes information about cancer prevention and what the ACS is doing to reduce barriers to care and cancer disparities. 

Glossary for Nonscientists

Featured Term:
Cancer incidence rate

The number of people who have a new diagnosis of cancer within a defined population (such as people aged 65 and older) and during a specified period of time (like 2019-2021). Incidence rates are usually given as the count per 100,000 population and are adjusted to account for differences in age.

Citations, Credits, & Permissions

Suggested citation: American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2024. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; 2024.

Please note that ACS reserves all rights with respect to the publications and materials provided below. Any reproduction or re-use of an American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures publication or portions of it, should credit the appropriate edition. For permissions, please email the ACS Legal Department at 

Most Requested Tables & Figures

Trends in Age-adjusted Cancer Death Rates by Site, US, 1930-2021 

Estimated Number of New Cancer Cases and Deaths, US, 2024

Estimated Number for Selected Cancers by State, US, 2024 (PDF)

Leading Sites of New Cancer Cases and Deaths - 2024 Estimates (PDF)

Probability of Developing Invasive Cancer During Selected Age Intervals by Sex, US, 2017-2019 (PDF)

Incidence and Mortality Rates for Selected Cancers by Race and Ethnicity, US, 2016-2020  (PDF)

2024 Supplemental Data

Estimated Number for the 4 Major Cancers by Sex & Age Group, 2024

Estimated Number of New Cases & Deaths by State for 21 Cancer Sites, 2024  (PDF)

Lifetime Probability of Developing & Dying from Cancer for 23 Sites, 2017-2019  (PDF)