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Cancer Statistics

Cancer is not just one disease, but many. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. In Saskatchewan, the most diagnosed forms of cancer are prostate, breast, lung and colorectal.

Estimated New Cases 2016

Male Female Total
Canada - all cancers  102,900   95,500  202,400
Saskatchewan - all cancers  3,000 2,800 5,800
Prostate 660 - 660
Breast - 720 720
Lung 380 420 800
Colorectal 480 360 840

Source: Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016

Estimated Deaths 2016

Male Female Total
Canada - all cancers  41,000    37,100   78,100
Saskatchewan - all cancers  1,250 1,100 2,350
Lung 290 290 580
Breast - 160 160
Prostate 160 - 160
Colorectal 150 130 280

Source: Canadian Cancer Statistics 2016

Saskatchewan Skin Cancer Statistics 2005-2014

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Melanoma 144 121 118 143 167 141 136 138 182 188
Non-melanoma 2,706 2,689 2,859 3,013 3,051 3,373 3,101 3,120 3,023 3,006

Source: Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Registry

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