Prevalence and Incidence of Small Intestine Cancer


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About prevalence and incidence statistics: The term 'prevalence' of Small Intestine Cancer usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Small Intestine Cancer at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Small Intestine Cancer refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Small Intestine Cancer diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

Incidence (annual) of Small Intestine Cancer: 5,300 annual cases (SEER 2002 estimate)
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 51,320 or 0.00% or 5,300 people in USA [about data]

Incidence statistics about Small Intestine Cancer: The following statistics relate to the incidence of Small Intestine Cancer:

  • 5,260 new cases for small intestine cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 2,750 new male cases for small intestine cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 2,510 new female cases for small intestine cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Last revision: April 4, 2003

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