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       Cancer Incidence and Survival Statistics

        According to the American Cancer Society 45% of men and 38% of women will get cancer (go here and here).
        Overall about 41% of Americans will get cancer and 21% die from it (go here.)
        2018 stats are here, 2017 Statistics are noted here , some interesting stats sites are here and here.
        A recent review of preventable cancer is here. Detailed statistical information is below.

        ACS Stats Page  and 2011 here and 2012 here and 2013 here, and 2014 here, and 2015 here, survivorship data in 2012 here
        Age:median age here and here and here, more recent data: median age diagnosis and median age death
        CancerNet (NCI) Statistics
        Cancer Rates Info
        CDC Cancer Statistics and Map
        CDC Health Statistics
        Global Cancer Statistics
        Local Hospital Statistics from the tumor (cancer)
go here, here, here and here
        NCDB Benchmark Tables
        St. Petersburg Stats
        SEER and here and here
        SEER Registries
        Tumor Registry Sites

        Survival data is noted below but read and understand the disclaimer about medical statistics here


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Survival for specific cancers are found in the individual sections here, and there are some very useful online survival calculators.

Survival for patients with advanced cancer include: brain metastases, liver metastases, bone metastases, untreated lung cancer, general advanced cancer.

More survival information for patients with incurable cancers is found in the hospice section here

also see life expectancy tables ,