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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:
Also see this news story: 2024—First 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.
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.
Suggested citation: American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2024. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; 2024.
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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)
Estimated Number for the 4 Major Cancers by Sex & Age Group, 2024
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