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