Ovarian cancer

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Ovarian 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 2,800 Canadian women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2017. An estimated 1,800 died from the disease.

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

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Dr David Huntsman and Dr Sohrab Shah Comparing genomes between ovarian cancer subtypes

What’s the lifetime risk of getting cancer?

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The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows about half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

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