26 stats on CRC in 2020

Eric Oliver - Print  |

The American Cancer Society released its 2020 colorectal cancer projections, estimating how the disease has grown in the U.S.

Here are 26 stats on CRC in 2020:

1-2. Estimated new cases
Male: 78,300
Female: 69,650

3-4. Estimate deaths:
Male: 28,630
Female: 24,570

5-14. 10 states with the highest amount of new cases:
California: 15,530
Texas: 11,430
Florida: 11,310
New York: 8,910
Pennsylvania: 6,520
Illinois: 6,240
Ohio: 5,910
Georgia: 4,660
Michigan: 4,620
North Carolina: 4,540

15. CRC cases have decreased in mostly every year since 1985.

16. CRC mortality rates have also decreased annually since 1985.

17-21. Incidence rates per 100,000 population by race and ethnicity
Black: 45.7
American Indian, Alaska Native: 43.3
White: 38.6
Hispanic: 34.1
Asian and Pacific Islander: 30

22-26. Death rates per 100,000 population by race and ethnicity
Black: 19
American Indian, Alaska native: 15.8
White: 13.8
Hispanic: 11.1
Asian and Pacific Islander: 9.5

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