That’s the number of cancer survivors in the United States as of January 1, 2022, according to a new report on cancer prevalence from the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute. Produced every three years, the report found that 67% of survivors are 65 or older, that the growing population of survivors is increasingly diverse and that more resources are needed to reduce disparities for communities of color. The most common cancers among men are prostate (3,523,230), melanoma of the skin (760,640) and colorectal (726,450). Among women, they are breast (4,055,770), uterine (891,560) and thyroid (823,800).
How Many Cancer Survivors Are There in the U.S.?
That’s the number of cancer survivors in the United States.