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U.S. Cancer Statistics Update 2014

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.) after heart disease. It is estimated that in 2014 nearly 1.7 million people in the country will be diagnosed with cancer and that approximately 585,720 will die from the disease in the same year.

This new report from Medtech Insight includes statistics for new cancer cases, prevalence, and deaths due to the disease in 2014.

Covered topics in this report include an overview of cancer in the U.S. including discussions of the acquired capabilities of cancer cells, risk factors associated with the development of cancer, and cancer staging; features statistics for new cancer cases, prevalence, and deaths due to the disease with epidemiology and etiology for 15 cancer types including those of the brain, breast, colon/rectum, kidney/renal pelvis, lung/bronchus, oral cavity and pharynx, ovary, pancreas, prostate, thyroid, urinary bladder, and uterus, among others.

Table of Contents

1. CANCER STATISTICS UPDATE

  • 1.1. Acquired Capabilities of Cancer Cells
  • 1.2. Cataloging Genomic Alterations Involved in the Development of Cancer
  • 1.3. Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Cancer
  • 1.4. Cancer Staging
  • 1.5. New Cancer Cases, Cancer Prevalence, and Deaths Due to Cancer
  • 1.6. Clinical and Statistical Data for Selected Types of Cancer
    • 1.6.1. Brain and Other Nervous System Cancers
      • 1.6.1.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.1.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.2. Breast Cancer
      • 1.6.2.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.2.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.3. Colorectal Cancer
      • 1.6.3.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.3.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.4. Kidney/Renal Pelvis Cancer
      • 1.6.4.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.4.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.5. Leukemia
      • 1.6.5.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.5.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.6. Lung/Bronchus Cancer
      • 1.6.6.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.6.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.7. Lymphoma
      • 1.6.7.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.7.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.8. Melanoma
      • 1.6.8.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.8.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.9. Oral Cavity and Pharyngeal Cancers
      • 1.6.9.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.9.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.10. Ovarian Cancer
      • 1.6.10.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.10.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.11. Pancreatic Cancer
      • 1.6.11.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.11.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.12. Prostate Cancer
      • 1.6.12.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.12.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.13. Thyroid Cancer
      • 1.6.13.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.13.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.14. Urinary Bladder Cancer
      • 1.6.14.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.14.2. Epidemiology
    • 1.6.15. Uterine Cancer
      • 1.6.15.1. Etiology
      • 1.6.15.2. Epidemiology
  • Exhibit 1-1: Estimated New Cases, Prevalence, and Deaths for Selected Types of Cancer
  • Exhibit 1-2: Brain and Other Nervous System Cancers, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-3: Breast Cancer, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-4: Colorectal Cancer, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-5: Kidney/Renal Pelvis Cancers, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-6: Leukemia, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-7: Lung/Bronchus Cancer, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-8: Hodgkin Lymphoma, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-9: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-10: Melanoma of the Skin, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-11: Oral Cavity and Pharyngeal Cancers, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-12: Ovarian Cancer, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-13: Pancreatic Cancer, Fact and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-14: Prostate Cancer, Facts And Figures
  • Exhibit 1-15: Thyroid Cancer, Fact and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-16: Urinary Bladder Cancer, Fact and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-17: Cancer of the Uterine Corpus, Facts and Figures
  • Exhibit 1-18: Cancer of the Uterine Cervix, Facts and Figures
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