Aside from skin cancers, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the United States (US) is prostate cancer, with 233,000 new cases expected to be diagnosed in 2014 1. Among US women, breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer. Tumor markers have been characterized for both prostate cancer and breast cancer.
All sites (excluding basal & squamous
|1,665,540||855,220 ||810,320 |
|Genitourinary||480,060 ||340,880 ||139,180 |
|Digestive and oral||332,050 ||192,950 ||139,100 |
|Respiratory||242,550 ||130,000 ||112,550 |
|Blood, lymphatic, and bone marrow||159,420||89,940||69,480 |
|Brain and nervous system||26,080||14,260||11,820|