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Unformatted text preview: Extent and Effects of Cancer: Cancer as a Clinical Problem Folder: Clinical (Impact of Cancer as a Clinical Problem) Updated: January 25, 2010 Clintitle Why Study the Biology of Cancer? Extent of Cancer (Data from Late 1990's): Updated Figures for 2009 in Red Cancer Incidence, Morbidity, and Mortality • 1,100,000 New Cases per Year - US 1,479,000 • 500,000 Deaths per Year - US 562,000 • Five Year Survival Rate - US About 55% About 62%! • 1,400 Deaths per Day - U.S. 1,550 • About 6,000,000 Deaths per Year - World-Wide? • 1 in 4 of all those now alive will die of Cancer 75 Million People Under present rates of incidence and survival • 20% of Deaths from All Causes are Due to Cancers • 4,000 Deaths yearly in Children Under Age 15 in U.S. Extent2 Causes of Death 1900-1976 Cx 1900-1975 Cx Types 1930-1990 Plus Lung Cx Female & Male Lung Cx Breast & Lung in Women % Cause of Death Costs of Diseases Years of Life Lost Changing Patterns in Cancers in Males Men5091 Male Death Rate: 1930-1998 CxMen30to98 Figure 16.1b The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 16.45d The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 16.2 The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 16.45b The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 16.45a The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 16.45c The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Figure 11.8b The Biology of Cancer (© Garland Science 2007) Sites of Cx Incidence and Death...
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