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Cervical cancer statistics

To provide the most current cancer statistics, statistical methods are used to estimate the number of new cancer cases and deaths until actual data become available.

Incidence and mortality

Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.

An estimated 1,500 Canadian women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016. An estimated 400 will die from it.

For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.


Researcher Dr Sohrab Shah Dr Sohrab Shah helped discover more than 100 new suspected cancer genes.

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Funding lifesaving clinical trials

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The Canadian Cancer Society is funding lifesaving clinical trials that give people with cancer access to the newest types of treatment.

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