U.S. Cancer Statistics Stat Bites

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

Two senior couples in their living room

Among people diagnosed with lung cancer between 2012 and 2016, about 385,300 were still alive on January 1, 2017.

Four people outdoors

Among people diagnosed with colorectal cancer between 2012 and 2016, about 469,800 were still alive on January 1, 2017.

Group of three men in the beach

Among men diagnosed with prostate cancer between 2012 and 2016, about 855,100 were still alive on January 1, 2017.

Group of three women working out.

Among women diagnosed with breast cancer between 2012 and 2016, about 1,046,100 were still alive on January 1, 2017.