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Small intestine 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 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 small intestine cancer are from 2010:

  • 750 Canadians were diagnosed with small intestine cancer.
  • 415 men were diagnosed with small intestine cancer.
  • 335 women were diagnosed with small intestine cancer.

The most recent mortality statistics for small intestine cancer are from 2012:

  • 231 Canadians died from small intestine cancer.
  • 135 men died from small intestine cancer.
  • 96 women died from small intestine cancer.

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

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