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Top Ten deadliest cancers

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Top ten deadliest cancers

In the UK and the US cancer is the one of the deadliest diseases. In the UK 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer. In the US it’s the No. 2 cause of death, second only to heart disease.

Who is at risk of developing cancer?

Anyone can develop cancer. The chance of you getting cancer increases as you get older, most cases occur in adults 55 years and older.

There are more than 200 types of cancer, but the four most common and therefore deadliest are Breast, Lung, Prostate and Bowel. These account for over half of all new cases in the UK.

So without further ado, here is the top ten deadliest cancers. These are the figures from 2014 Estimates.

US Charts – MEN

US Male top ten most deadliest cancers
US Male top ten most deadliest cancers10th place is Liver and intra-hepatic bile duct cancer, which has 24,600 new cases.

9th place is Leukaemia, with 30,100 cases.

8th goes to oral cavity and pharynx, 30,220 cases.

7th is Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, with 38,270.

6th position is kidney and renal pelvis, 39,140 new cases.

5th Melanoma of the skin, which has 43,890 cases.

4th Urinary bladder, 56,390.

3rd place goes to colon and rectum cancer, which has 71,830 cases.

The 2nd place goes to Lung and Bronchus cancer, with a large number of new cases – 116,000.

1st place goes to Prostate cancer, the number is double the number two place with 233,000 new cases a year.

 

US Charts -WOMEN

US Female top ten most deadliest cancers

US Female top ten most deadliest cancers

10th place is Leukaemia, which has 22,280 new cases.

9th place is Pancreas, with 22,890 cases.

8th goes to kidney and renal pelvis, 24,780 cases.

7th is Melanoma of the skin, with 32,210.

6th position is Non-Hodgkin lympoma, 32,530 new cases.

5th Thyroid, which has 47,790 cases.

4th Uterine corpus, 52,630.

3rd place goes to colon and rectum cancer, which has 65,000 cases.

The 2nd place goes to Lung and Bronchus cancer, with a large number of new cases – 108,210.

1st place goes to Breast cancer, the number is double the number two place with 232,670 new cases a year.

 

Well that the US now on to the UK

UK Charts – MEN

UK Male top ten most deadliest cancers

UK Male top ten most deadliest cancers

10th place is Brain Tumours, which has 4,650 new cases.

9th place is Leukaemia, with 5,014 cases.

8th goes to Oesophagus, 5,582 cases.

7th is kidney, with 6,257.

6th position is Skin Cancer, 6,495 new cases.

5th Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which has 6,926 cases.

4th bladder Cancer, 7,452 Cases.

3rd place goes to Bowel, which has 23,171 cases.

The 2nd place goes to Lung and Bronchus cancer, with 23,171 cases.

1st place goes to Prostate cancer, with just under double the number two place with 41,736 new cases a year.

UK Charts – WOMEN

UK Female top ten most deadliest cancers

UK Female top ten most deadliest cancers

10th place is kidney, which has 3,887 new cases.

9th place is Pancreas, with 4,445 cases.

8th goes to Brain Tumours, 4,715 cases.

7th is Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, with 5,857.

6th position is Skin Cancer, 6,853 new cases.

5th Ovary, which has 7,116 cases.

4th Uterus cancer, 8,475 Cases.

3rd place goes to Bowel, which has 18,410 cases.

The 2nd place goes to Lung and Bronchus cancer, with 19,693 cases.

1st place goes to Breast cancer, with over double the number two place with 49,936 new cases a year.

 

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