Neuroendocrine cancer statistics
Specific numbers for neuroendocrine cancer are not reported separately but are included in the general category other endocrine cancers. This broad category includes similar cancers that are grouped and reported together. As a result, the statistics provided do not necessarily reflect the incidence and mortality for neuroendocrine cancer.
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 and mortality
Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
The most recent incidence statistics for other endocrine cancers are from 2010:
- 315 Canadians were diagnosed with other endocrine cancers.
- 160 men were diagnosed with other endocrine cancers.
- 155 women were diagnosed with other endocrine cancers.
The most recent mortality statistics for other endocrine cancers are from 2012:
- 135 Canadians died from other endocrine cancers.
- 64 men died from other endocrine cancers.
- 71 women died from other endocrine cancers.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to the Canadian Cancer Statistics publication.
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