Cancer Facts and Figures, Pennsylvania 2012
This informative brochure contains estimated projections for the number of cancer cases and deaths by county and by major site (colorectal, breast, lung, etc.) for 2012. In addition, trend data for cancer cases and deaths are compared by sex and race. Pennsylvania trends are compared to the United States trends based on the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. There are also discussions of risk factors, treatment, survival, and symptoms for the top four sites (prostate, breast, lung, and colon). American Cancer Society guidelines for early detection are included as well as national, statewide and local contacts for more information on specific types of cancer.
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The American Cancer Society granted us permission to use their annual publication, Cancer Facts and Figures, as a direct reference in the development of this brochure. We appreciate their cooperation. Please visit their website to view American Cancer Society's - Cancer Facts and Figures and also for more detailed information on preventing and fighting cancer.