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how many people a year die from thyroid cancer

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid cancer: Chances are low, but they certainly aren't zero. Some thyroid cancers run in families, so ask your folks if anyone has any kind of thyroid cancer. I ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely.: Why do you think you may have it?
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Likely: There is no such thing as 20% cancer of anything. Thyroid cancer is often cured by surgery with or without radiation and if any of the gland remains, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid cancer: Is unfortunately affecting younger individuals as well, specifically some genetic forms. However, based on your symptoms there are many other conditio ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Large numbers: It varies in each country. In the US, about 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to cancer...which is about 35% of all cancers diagnosed, that end ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More than 10000 : In the United States, more than 10, 000 people die from stomach cancer every year; though the number of new cases are decreasing here it is one of the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
About 50K: According to the american cancer society statistics from 2011 estimates about 101, 000 new cases of colon cancer in the United States and about 49, 00 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How young?: Folks with genetic defects such as xeroderma pigmentosum start getting lethal skin cancers in early childhood. Basal cell and squamous carcinomas are ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Type 2 Diabetes: Hard to tease out as someone who dies with Type 2 Diabetes may have multiple medical issues. The type 2 diabetes may be a contributing factor without ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Heart Disease: Approximately 611,105. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
US COPD Stats: Here are stats for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in US: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/copd.htm Emphysema is one form of Chronic Obst ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Lots: 600, 000 people. 130, 000 more from stroke.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Death rate: Approximately 130,557. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/accidental-injury.htm
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Global TB deaths: See: http://www.who.int/gho/tb/epidemic/cases_deaths/en/ "Estimated: 1.1 million (0.98–1.3 million) HIV-negative people died from TB and 0.36 millio ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Wrong Forum: Such an open ended question would take more than one text book length answer. Training in Oncology takes years of advanced training after medical scho ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Varies on the cause: "Chronic" pancreatitis is a misnomer. The disease is actually recurrent attacks of (acute) pancreatitis. Every attack is different & has a differe ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: This is the latest stats I could find: Best Answer: Deaths from Cystic Fibrosis: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999) Death rate extrapolations for USA for C ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anorexia nervosa : Mortality rates are the highest of any mental illness but are difficult to calculate accurately because people with eating disorders die of many thing ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valery Uhl
35 years experience Radiation Oncology
39,590 est for 2014: See this link please: http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/pancreas.html
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Estimated new cases and deaths from pancreatic cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 43, 920 deaths: 37, 390.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debashish Bose
18 years experience General Surgery
Around 40k for panc: A bit over 40,000 people develop pancreatic cancer annually in the US.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Stage?: All depends on stage of cancer at time of diagnosis.
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A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Too many: Too many people die annually due to cancer etiology of it is unknown most of the time, prevention is rarely successful , more research need to be do ... Read More

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