Cancer Facts and Figures 2012

The American Cancer Society has released its annual of Cancer Facts and Figures for 2012.

The publications provides a summary of recent cancer statistics, gathered from surveys and registries. In addition, the publication aims to provide the estimated numer of estimated new cancer cases and deaths in 2012. This year, the report includes a special examinations of cancers with increasing incidence rates.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here

The American Cancer Society is an AANCART partner and a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.