Top 10 Killer Cancers

Cancer is now the number one killer disease in the world, surpassing heart diseases.

  1. Lung cancer

    Lung cancer kills more American than any other cancer. The average annual death toll fro recent years is more than 90,000 men and 45,000 women.

  2. Colon-rectum cancer

    It is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US. Each year it claims an estimated 55,000 lives, and produces about 150,000 new cases- more than any other kind of cancer except skin cancer. It afflicts men and women about equally.

  3. Breast cancer

    Breast cancer is the most common of cancers affecting woman. It kills more women than any other kind of cancer. About 150,000 women in the US develop breast cancer each year, and 35% die of the disease

  4. Stomach Cancer

    Stomach cancer is still one of the more frequently diagnosed types of cancer and the death rate is relatively high, at nearly 10 per 100,000population. Men are twice as likely to be victims of stomach cancer as women.

  5. Prostate Cancer

    Cancer of the prostate is the most common cancers among men and is second only to lung cancer as a lethal type of tumor for men. About 30,000 people die of prostate cancer each year.

  6. Bladder Cancer

    Extensive occurrence of bladder cancer is commonly associated with industrial growth. It appears at annual rate of about 40,000 new cases each year in the US and causes more than 15,000 deaths annually.

  7. Oral Cancer

    Cancer of the mouth and lips strike an estimated 25,000 persons in the US each year and kill a shocking 9,000.

  8. Skin Cancer

    With as many as 500,000 new cases occuring annually, skin cancer is the largest single source of malignancy in the US. An estimated 6,000 persons die of this disease each year.

  9. Cancer of the Uterus

    Cancer of the uterus is more common than cancer of the cervix. Uterine cancer is the most common type of cancer of the reproductive organs.

  10. Ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common type of cancer in women, with an average of 21,000 new cases each year. It is second to uterine cancer in the number of cases of cancer of the reproductive organ.

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  1. be health conscious, nobody wants to have a cancer,
    hope you like this article guys, thanks,

  2. this makes me soo sad.. my Grandpa died of bone cancer… great article though!

  3. Cancer is such a serious disease, almost every family loses someone to it. so sorry about your grandpa Alexa.

  4. great article, a very sad reality of life, my niece was 12 years old when she died of cancer.

  5. very good article, very informative, my uncle passed away with colon cancer. thank you for the read.

  6. Thanks for the information.

  7. I had a friend with stomach cancer. She was only 25 and not promised a long life, but a short and agonizing one. She is my friend who Murder in the Fifth was about. Someone took her out of her misery, I guess you could say. I miss her.

  8. Statistics are one way of dealing with this horrible disease, so many people die from these things. Very informative article that brings more awareness, thank you.

  9. i saw a lot of patients w/ cancer when i was at PGH for my oral surgery externship..having this kind of disease is a real hard.

  10. my grand dad past from lung cacer

  11. Cancer is a terrible disease. I myself am a Breast Cancer survior 2 years clean so far, 3 more years to go till the 5th year. Most of my family has died of lung cancer and heart disease. But I have heard that Pancreatic cancer was the top 4th cancer kill. Patrick Saywze now has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer needs to be research more and needs more people to support the research into the cure. I heard a pancreatic cancer patient say he would rather have AIDS than pancreatic cancer.

  12. hi nobert… may i know your sources for these info? im doing a case study regarding cancer and it would really help if i could include them in my bibliography… thanks… by the way, this is really great! very informative…

  13. Nice! :)

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  15. cancer, well, it can kiss my ass. the only thing that rivals the savageness of cancer, is the brutality of chemo therapy. bj, im a survivor of acute leukemia, god speed to us all. preyin to see 30.

  16. this was very sad indead!!!! but i had to d o a report on this so i was grossed out more then 50% of the time i was learning about it….

  17. Oooopppss…… i spelled a word wrong…. hehe

  18. omg aner is suh a terrible desiease

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