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Prevalence

Updated: 12 September 2006


Number of Prevalent Cancers by Cancer Type and Year (2005-2020)

Cancer Type Year
2005 2008 2011 2014 2017 2020
Bladder 8932 9452 9949 10374 10728 11020
Body of Uterus 6681 6923 7286 7754 8313 8934
Brain 1369 1525 1670 1820 1969 2103
Breast 33061 35679 38657 41867 45288 48868
Cervix 2983 3066 3126 3160 3170 3143
Colorectal 18949 20589 22511 24617 26862 29289
Esophagus 423 478 536 607 653 723
Hodgkins Lymphoma 1896 2117 2337 2555 2770 2970
Kidney 3389 3686 3938 4145 4327 4471
Larynx 1166 1179 1172 1148 1108 1057
Leukemia 3231 3650 4069 4481 4898 5308
Lung 5648 5989 6305 6638 6915 7236
Melanoma 9475 10598 11751 12929 14127 15319
Multiple Myeloma 799 881 954 1029 1096 1160
Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma 6083 6919 7759 8614 9482 10351
Oral 3757 4042 4348 4647 4941 5217
Ovary 2100 2140 2172 2193 2203 2195
Pancreas 395 420 449 466 497 529
Prostate 29138 34035 39137 44394 49817 55407
Stomach 1203 1215 1249 1265 1289 1296
Testis 2346 2622 2899 3175 3449 3704
Thyroid 3468 3978 4522 5103 5713 6330
All Other Cancers 8648 9367 10144 10928 11701 12445
All Cancers 155139 170550 186940 203908 221316 239075

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Cumulative Percent of Prevalent Cases by Years Since Diagnosis And Year

  Year
Years Since Diagnosis Observed Predicted
  2004 2005 2008 2011 2014 2017 2020
< 1 year 9.8 10.2 9.9 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.1
< 2 years 17.9 18.0 17.9 17.5 17.1 16.8 16.6
< 3 years 25.4 25.1 24.9 24.3 23.9 23.5 23.2
< 4 years 32.3 31.8 31.3 30.6 30.0 29.6 29.2
< 5 years 38.5 38.1 36.8 36.3 35.6 35.1 34.7
< 6 years 44.5 43.9 42.2 41.5 40.7 40.2 39.7
< 7 years 49.7 49.4 47.4 46.3 45.5 44.9 44.4
< 8 years 54.6 54.1 52.3 50.6 49.9 49.3 48.7
< 9 years 59.0 58.7 56.7 54.8 54.0 53.3 52.7
< 10 years 62.9 62.7 61.0 58.8 57.7 57.0 56.4
< 15 years 78.6 78.7 77.3 75.5 73.7 72.2 71.5
< 20 years 87.4 87.6 87.5 86.5 85.0 83.6 82.4
< 25 years 93.2 93.3 93.1 92.6 91.9 81.1 90.1
< 30 years 97.3 97.2 96.6 96.1 95.6 95.2 94.7
< 40 years 100 100 100 99.7 99.3 98.9 98.6
Number Of Prevalent Cases 150617 155139 170550 186940 203908 221316 239075

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Average Number of Cancers per Patient Alive at the End of 2004

Age Group Patients Cancers Cancers per Patient
0-4 1016 1031 1.01
5-9 521 521 1.00
10-14 585 592 1.01
15-19 955 965 1.01
20-24 1808 1833 1.01
25-29 2907 2943 1.01
30-34 4223 4318 1.02
35-39 5735 5886 1.03
40-44 8185 8447 1.03
45-49 10971 11406 1.04
50-54 13185 13853 1.05
55-59 15483 16427 1.06
60-64 17750 18977 1.07
65-69 18921 20671 1.09
70-74 16941 18958 1.12
75-79 11727 13370 1.14
80-84 5980 7049 1.18
85-89 2202 2614 1.19
90+ 644 756 1.17
All Ages 139739 150617 1.077845126

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