U.S. Cancer Statistics Stat Bites

Stat Bites give an overview of incidence, mortality, prevalence, and survival statistics in 2017.

Photo of six friends on a beach

Among people diagnosed with lung cancer between 2013 and 2017, about 394,800 were still alive on January 1, 2018.

Four people outdoors

Among people diagnosed with colorectal cancer between 2013 and 2017, about 476,900 were still alive on January 1, 2018.

Group of three men in the beach

Among men diagnosed with prostate cancer between 2013 and 2017, about 885,600 were still alive on January 1, 2018.

Group of three women working out.

Among women diagnosed with breast cancer between 2013 and 2017, about 1,067,600 were still alive on January 1, 2018.