Hypopharyngeal cancer

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Pharyngeal cancer statistics

It can take several years to collect and confirm cancer data, so the number of new cancer cases and deaths from recent years may not be available for some time. The most recent data available are provided below.

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

Nasopharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality

The most recent incidence and mortality statistics for nasopharyngeal cancer are from 2013:

  • 240 Canadians were diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.
  • 102 Canadians died from nasopharyngeal cancer.
  • 165 men were diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer and 76 died from it.
  • 70 women were diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer and 26 died from it.

Oropharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality

The most recent incidence and mortality statistics for oropharyngeal cancer are from 2013:

  • 180 Canadians were diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer.
  • 131 Canadians died from oropharyngeal cancer.
  • 140 men were diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer and 104 died from it.
  • 45 women were diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer and 27 died from it.

Hypopharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality

The most recent incidence and mortality statistics for hypopharyngeal cancer are from 2013:

  • 240 Canadians were diagnosed with hypopharyngeal cancer.
  • 48 Canadians died from hypopharyngeal cancer.
  • 200 men were diagnosed with hypopharyngeal cancer and 41 died from it.
  • 45 women were diagnosed with hypopharyngeal cancer and 7 died from it.

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

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