American Cancer Society Facts & Figures 2013
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

American Cancer Society Facts & Figures 2013

  • 318 views
Uploaded on

San Diego Radiosurgery presents the American Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013 annual report outlining the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer......

San Diego Radiosurgery presents the American Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013 annual report outlining the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection and treatment.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
318
On Slideshare
318
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. American Cancer SocietyFacts & Figures2013
  • 2. Cancer By The Numbers •  Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart disease, accounting for 1 of every 4 deaths. •  About 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in persons 55 years of age or older. •  About 5% of all cancers are strongly hereditary. •  Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women. Tobacco use accounts for at least 87% of lung cancer deaths and 30% of all cancer deaths. 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com
  • 3. 2013 New Cases There will be an estimated 1,660,290 new cancer cases in America in 2013*. *Excluding basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers and in situ carcinomas except urinary bladder. State estimates are offered as rough guide and may not add to US total due to rounding. There will be an estimated 171,330 new cancer cases in California in 2013.
  • 4. 2013 Estimates •  28% of new cancer cases in male patients will be Prostate Cancer. •  29% of new cancer cases in female patients will be Breast Cancer. •  Lung Cancer will be the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. *Excludes basal and squamous cell skin cancers and in situ carcinoma except urinary bladder.
  • 5. A Closer Look at Prostate Cancer •  An estimated 238,590 cases of prostate cancer will occur in the US during 2013. •  About 60% of all prostate cancer cases are diagnosed in men 65 years of age and older, and 97% occur in men 50 and older. •  93% of prostate cancers are discovered in the local or regional stages, for which the 5- year relative survival rate approaches 100%. 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com
  • 6. A Closer Look at Breast Cancer•  In addition to an estimated 232,340 new cases of breast cancer among women in 2013, an estimated 2,240 cases are expected in men.•  Steady declines in breast cancer mortality among women since 1989 have been attributed to a combination of early detection and improvements in treatment.•  The 5-year relative survival rate for female invasive breast cancer patients has improved from 75% in the mid-1970s to 90% today. 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com
  • 7. A Closer Look at Lung Cancer •  An estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer are expected in 2013, accounting for about 14% of cancer diagnoses. •  Lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer in both men and women. •  An estimated 159,480 lung cancer deaths, accounting for about 27% of all cancer deaths, are expected to occur in 2013. 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com
  • 8. American Cancer SocietyThe data from this presentation comes fromAmerican Cancer Society Facts and Figures 2013.This annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancercases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence,mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancersymptoms, risk factors, early detection and treatment.For more information or to download the full report, please visithttp://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsfigures/index. 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com
  • 9. Our CenterUnder the leadership of Medical Director Dr. Brian Volpp, San Diego Radiosurgery hasoffered advanced cancer treatment from some of the region’s most experiencedradiation oncologists and technicians since opening in 2008.Call us or visit our website to learn more about cancer treatment with Novalis Tx. SanDiego Radiosurgery is a service of Palomar Health Downtown Campus, a member ofPalomar Health. Connect With Us   Medical Director: Dr. Brian Volpp Nurse: Cathy Blazek, RN, BSN Medical Physicist: Mark Young 555  East  Valley  Parkway,  Escondido,  CA  92025                              (760)  739-­‐3835                          www.sdradiosurgery.com