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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 2017

Male Female Total
Canada - all cancers  103,100   103,200  206,300
Saskatchewan - all cancers  2,800 2,800 5,600
Prostate 590 - 590
Breast - 750 750
Lung 370 420 790
Colorectal 500 380 880

Source: Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

Estimated Deaths 2017

Male Female Total
Canada - all cancers  42,600  38,200  80,800 
Saskatchewan - all cancers  1,250 1.150 2,400
Lung 300 300 600
Breast - 160 160
Prostate 160 - 160
Colorectal 150 130 280

Source: Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

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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