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How many new cases of cervical cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many cervical cancer deaths per year?  what percentage is from hpv?

How many new cases of cervical cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many cervical cancer deaths per year?  what percentage is from hpv?

Cervical Cancer Data: Estimated new cases and deaths from cervical cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 12, 170; deaths: 4, 220. The age-adjusted incidence rate was 8.1 per 100, 000 women per year. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are estimated to be due to hpv infection. Even so, most women with this infection do not get cervical cancer. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/types/cervical. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Which type of skin cancer accounts for largest number of cancer deaths?

Which type of skin cancer accounts for largest number of cancer deaths?

Melanoma: Melanomas, cancer of the pigment forming cells in the skin, malignant melanomas account for most of the deaths due to skin cancer. ...Read more

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How many die of cancer each year in asia?

How many die of cancer each year in asia?

Too maney: Asia has billions of people, diverse back ground, of many nations , how you are going to find out. ...Read more

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What is survival rate of lung cancer in children?

What is survival rate of lung cancer in children?

Rare: The usual lung cancer from smoking is generally in adults. Some unusual cancers can occur and survival is depending on cell type, and stage when found . ...Read more

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What number of children have heart attack each year in america?

What number of children have heart attack each year in america?

Childhood heart atta: Just as more children with congenital heart defects are living into adulthood , more and more and younger and younger children are developing coronary artery disease - the kind that stems from Insulin resistance, obesity, inflammation, inactivity, and a whole host of poor lifestyle factors! I couldn't find the exact number for you. Just know that it shouldn't be happening, and it is. ...Read more

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How many maternal deaths per year in the world?

How many maternal deaths per year in the world?

Highly varaible: It varies from 1, 100 per 100, 000 in mozambique to 8 per 100, 000 in the usa to the lowest of 1 per 100, 000 in (can you believe this?): greece and grenada (they're tied!) perhaps you should consider moving to greece? (not). ...Read more

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What is the incidence of colon cancer per age group?

What is the incidence of colon cancer per age group?

Mostly: Occurs after age 50, when screening colonoscopy is recommended. Rarely occurs at your age of 22 as previously discussed here. ...Read more

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In japan what is number of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

In japan what is number of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

Less than americans: I did not see any recent numbers but in general women in japan develop breast cancer at a lower rate than american women. This is mainly due to diet and lifestyle. See this article for more information: http://www.Med.Or.Jp/english/journal/pdf/2009_01/039_044.Pdf. ...Read more

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How many new cases of throat cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many throat cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

How many new cases of throat cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many throat cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

Throat cancer: In the United States, 14, 290 new cases of throat cancer are reported a year. For both men and women. The death rate for them was about 1.3 per 100, 000 people in a population. The odds of hpv-positive throat cancer doubled in individuals who reported between 1 and 5 lifetime oral sexual partners.The risk increased five-fold in those patients with 6 or more oral sexual partners. Males have more risk. ...Read more

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How many cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year in age groups UNDER 50 years of age?

How many cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year in age groups UNDER 50 years of age?

Colorectal cancer: Tough question to answer. Each year there are about 135,000 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed in the US. In my experience I would guess less than 20% of the colorectal cancers I see are in patients under 50. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How many deaths every year are caused by cardiovascular disease vs cancer in old people?

How many deaths every year are caused by cardiovascular disease vs cancer in old people?

See below: It changes every year: for 2009, the latest data from the center for disease control are: cv disease: 598, 607 malignant diseases: 568, 668 this is for all ages. Here is the actual data if you want more detail: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr59/nvsr59_04.Pdf. ...Read more

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How many new cases of anal cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many anal cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

How many new cases of anal cancer per year in the u.S.?  how many anal cancer deaths per year?  what % is female?  what % overall is from hpv?

Anal Cancer: Estimated new cases and deaths from anal cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 6, 230; deaths: 780. Incidence rate was 1.6 per 100, 000 men and women per year. For example, 0.06% of men will develop cancer of the anus, anal canal, and anorectum between their 50th and 70th birthdays compared to 0.09% for women. Hpv is the leading cause and is detected in the majority of anal cancers. ...Read more

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What number of people survive esophageal cancer?

What number of people survive esophageal cancer?

About 40%: Esophageal Ca survival depends on type of tumor and extent of disease when defined. Transesophageal ultra sound is helpful in defining extent of tumor invasion into the wall as well as nodes. PET/CAT looks for distant spread. Pretreatment with RT and chemo followed by surgery in Stage I disease gives about 40-50% five year survival. ...Read more

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Has the number of child abuse cases increased every year?

Has the number of child abuse cases increased every year?

It appears so: Child abuse has been rising consistently in the last decades. There are several theories ranging from better reporting to actual increase due to various reasons like substance abuse in care givers, split homes/ disorganized families, living with single parents, living with step parent/ parent's friend etc. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which body systems have the greatest number of cancer cases and cancer deaths?

Expert opinions? Which body systems have the greatest number of cancer cases and cancer deaths?

ACS 2013 data: Most frequent cancers in men: prostate followed by lung followed by colon/rectum. In women: breast > lung > colon/ rectum. Most common causes of cancer deaths in men: lung > prostate > colon/rectum. In women: lung > breast > colon/rectum. Don't use tobacco and live a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Can the lung cancer occur because of a large amount of second hand smoke of one year?

Can the lung cancer occur because of a large amount of second hand smoke of one year?

Not necessarily: "secondhand smoke is classified as a “known human carcinogen” (cancer-causing agent)... Shs has been linked to lung cancer. There is also some evidence suggesting it may be linked with childhood leukemia and cancers of the larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), brain, bladder, rectum, stomach, and breast." http://goo.Gl/jps2i. ...Read more

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What is the number of patients who acquiare nosocomial infections per year?

What is the number of patients who acquiare nosocomial infections per year?

Varies...Estimates: In the United States, the centers for disease control and prevention estimated roughly 1.7 million hospital-associated infections, from all types of microorganisms, including bacteria, combined, cause or contribute to 99, 000 deaths each year. ...Read more

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I'm worried about persistent cough. How many nonsmokers get lung cancer in u.S. Each year?

I'm worried about persistent cough. How many nonsmokers get lung cancer in u.S. Each year?

Get evaluated: About 10% of the lung cancers occur in non-smokers. Among never-smokers aged 40 to 79 years lung cancer ranged from 14.4 to 20.8 per 100, 000 person-years in women and 4.8 to 13.7 per 100, 000 person-years in men. Irrespective of the national rate, persistent cough should be evaluated asap to prevent further damage. ...Read more

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What is the deadliest form of cancer? Which cancer claims the most lives? How many people die of cancer per year?

What is the deadliest form of cancer? Which cancer claims the most lives?
How many people die of cancer per year?

Lung : Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in men and women among all ethnic groups in the United States. Cancer kills approximately 550, 000 americans every year. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


Dr. David Cooke
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Lung Cancer (Definition)

Cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells ...Read more