Projected estimates of cancer in Canada in 2020

CMAJ – This study provides an overview of the expected incidence and mortality of cancer in Canada in 2020 in follow-up to the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2019 report. Key findings of the article are summarized in the Canadian Cancer Society’s infographic, and include that an estimated 225,800 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020, and 83,300 will die from it. Lung cancer is expected to be the leading cause of cancer death, accounting for 25.5% of all cancer deaths in Canada.
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