Y2K Estimated Cancer Diagnoses & Deaths

The Year 2000 cancer estimates were reported in the media, so the MedicineNet.com Medical Editors contacted representatives at the American Cancer Society to verify the accuracy of the year 2000 projections. The American Cancer Society's year 2000 estimates for cancer diagnoses and deaths are as follows:

The American Cancer Society's estimations are based on the incident rates from the NCI (National Cancer Institute) SEER (Surveilance Epidemiology End Results Program).

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Last Editorial Review: 3/7/2000