11 states projected have the most new colon, rectum cancer cases in 2021

The American Cancer Society estimates 11 states will have more than 4,000 new colon and rectum cancer cases this year, according to its Cancer Facts & Figures 2021 report.

The organization estimates there will be 149,500 new cases of colon and rectum cancer across the U.S. in 2021. Here are the 11 states projected to have the most new colon and rectum cancer cases this year.

1. California: 15,880
2. Texas: 11,280
3. Florida: 11,220
4. New York: 8,920
5. Pennsylvania: 6,670
6. Illinois: 6,200
7. Ohio: 5,860
8. Georgia: 4,840
9. Michigan: 4,690
10. North Carolina: 4,650
11. New Jersey: 4,250

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