Uterine Cancer Statistics
Uterine cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women in the United States and the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic cancer.†In 2012 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
- 49,154 women in the United States were diagnosed with uterine cancer.*†
- 8,911 women in the United States died from uterine cancer.*†
*Incidence counts cover about 99% of the U.S. population; death counts cover about 100% of the U.S. population. Use caution when comparing incidence and death counts.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2012 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2015.