To provide the most current cancer statistics, researchers use statistical methods to estimate the number of new cancer cases and deaths until actual data become available.
Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
It is estimated that in 2015:
Based on 2010 estimates, about 1 in 152 Canadian women is expected to develop cervical cancer during her lifetime and 1 in 475 will die from it.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
This research saved my life and my sister’s life. Without it, stomach cancer would have wiped out most of our family.
A clinical trial led by the Society’s NCIC Clinical Trials group found that men with prostate cancer who are treated with intermittent courses of hormone therapy live as long as those receiving continuous therapy.