Cancer Esophageal Incidence
Facts about esophageal cancer:
- The rate of esophageal cancer is rising by 11 percent per year in the US.
- Esophageal cancer affects about 5 out of every 100,000 people in the US each year.
- There are more than 12,000 new cases of esophageal cancer each year in the US.
- Esophageal cancer is three times more common in males than in females.
- Peak incidence is between the ages of 50 and 60 years.
- Over 9,000 deaths are reported in the US each year due to esophageal cancer.
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