Melanoma is the 6th most common cancer and the deadliest skin cancer. Out of every 100,000 people, 22 are diagnosed with melanoma every year. 2100 out of every 100,000 of general population will be diagnosed with melanoma anytime during their life. Out of every 100,000 of general population, 3 people die of melanoma every year. Around 90% patients with melanoma survive for 5 years or more, starting from the diagnosis of this cancer.
5. Bladder Cancer:
Bladder cancer is the 5th most common cancer. Every year almost 23 people out of 100,000 of general population, are diagnosed with bladder cancer. 5 people, out of 100,000 thousand of general population, die of this cancer every year. A lifetime Chance of being diagnosed with this cancer is 2400 out of 100,000.
4. Colorectal Cancer:
Cancer of the colon and rectum is the 4th most common type of cancer and it becomes increasingly deadly with increasing age. Out of 100,000 of general population, 41 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed every year. 15 people, out of general population of 100,000, die every year from this cancer. Lifetime chance of being diagnosed with colorectal cancer is 4400 out of 100,000. Out of the total patients with colorectal cancer 65.1 % survive for 5 years or more, starting from the diagnosis of this cancer.
3. Prostate Cancer:
Prostate cancer is the third most common type of cancer. It is a disease of older men and 6 out of ten cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed at an age of 65 years or older. Average age at the time of diagnosis is 66 years and it is very rare before the age of 40 years. About 130 men, out of a general population of 100,000, are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Approximately 21 men, out of 100,000 of general population, die of prostate cancer every year. Lifetime chance of developing the prostate cancer is 1 in 7.
2. Lung Cancer:
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer type and the most common cause of cancer deaths. It is responsible for 25% of all the cancer deaths. Every year 58 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed, out of every 100,000 people of general population. Every year 46 people, out of every 100,000 people of general population, die of lung cancer. Lifetime chance of getting diagnosed with lung cancer is 6500 out of 100,000.
1. Breast Cancer:
Most common cancer type is breast cancer. Estimated number of new cases per year are 252, 710 among women and 2470 among men. Estimated deaths from breast cancer every year are 41,070. Out of total deaths almost one percent are men and 99 percent are women. Lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is 13,400 per every 100,000 of normal population.