Calculations: September is Men’s Cancer Health Awareness Month in Canada

September 2016   Comments

100,500: Estimated number of men diagnosed with any type of cancer in 2015 (source)

41,000: Estimated number of men to die from cancer in 2015 (source)

40%: Percentage more likely that men will die from cancer than women (source)

1,050: Estimated number of men diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2015 (source)

97%: Percentage of men with testicular cancer who are still alive five years after diagnosis (source)

15-29: Age group of men who are more likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer than with any other type (source)

24%: Percentage of newly diagnosed cancers in men that are in the prostate (source)

1 in 8: Number of men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime (source)

96%: Percentage of men diagnosed with prostate cancer who are still alive five years after diagnosis (source)

40%: Percentage decrease in prostate cancer deaths over the past 20 years (source)

4,100: Estimated number of men to die from prostate cancer in 2015 (source)

97%: Estimated percentage increase in prostate cancer cases between 2005 and 2030 (source)

>65: Age at which most cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed (source)

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