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Latest Cancer Data - Diagnoses and Deaths By Type of Cancer, Includes Breast, Colon, Rectal, Prostate, and Liver Cancers in Pittsburgh, PA

A delayed cancer diagnosis has a severe impact on you or your loved one. You may be forced to undergo far more invasive and physically sapping treatment than you otherwise would have. It may force you to undergo a more difficult or delicate surgery as well. These types of medical malpractice are among the most serious that can happen to you or your loved ones. What you will need to get compensation from the doctor and/or hospital that diagnosed you is an experienced medical malpractice attorney who has knowledge on how to deal with these complicated matters. The Pittsburgh delayed cancer diagnosis lawyers at Berger & Lagnese are among the industry leaders in handling medical malpractice cases, and want to fight for you and your claim. Contact our offices today to schedule your free consultation for our lawyers to meet with you and evaluate your claim.

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The United States Cancer Statistics: 2009 Incidence and Mortality Report (USCS) marks the eleventh time that CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program have combined their cancer registry data to produce a new set of official federal statistics on cancer incidence and death.  2009 is the most recent year for which this data is available.The current report provides state-specific and regional data for cancer cases diagnosed and for cancer deaths that occurred in 2009, which the most recent year for which incidence data are available.
I.  Cancer Among Men - Nationally 
The three most common cancer diagnosed among men in the United States are:
1.  Prostate cancer: First among men of all races.
2.  Lung cancer: Second among white, black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific Islander men; third among Hispanic men.
3.  Colorectal cancer: Second among Hispanic men; third among white, black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific Islander men.The three most common causes of cancer death among men in the United States are:

1.  Lung cancer: First among men of all races.
2.  Prostate cancer: Second among white, black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Hispanic men; fourth among Asian/Pacific Islander men.
3.  Liver cancer: Third among men of all races except it is second among Asian/Pacific Islander men.
4.  Colorectal cancer: Third among men of all races.

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II.  Cancer Among Women -- Nationally

The three most common cancers diagnosed in women in the United States are:
1.  Breast cancer: First among women of all races.
2.  Lung cancer:  Second among white, black, and American Indian/Alaska Native women, and third among Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic women.
3.  Colorectal cancer: Second among Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic women and third among white, black, and American Indian/Alaska Native women.
The leading causes of cancer death among women in the United States are:

1.  Lung cancer: First among white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women and second among Hispanic women.
2.  Breast cancer: First among Hispanic women and second among white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women.
3.  Colorectal cancer (13.1): Third among women of all races.

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III.  Cancer in Pennsylvania

The graphic below shows the top 10 most common types of cancer diagnosed in Pennsylvania men.  The top three cancers among Pennsylvania men are: 1) Prostate cancer; 2) Lung and Bronchial cancers, and 3) Colon and Rectal cancers.

The graphic below shows the top 10 most common types of cancer diagnosed in Pennsylvania women.  The top three cancers among Pennsylvania women are:  1) Breast cancer, 2) Lung and bronchial cancer, and 3) Colon and rectal cancer.

Contact Our Offices Today to Discuss Your Delayed Cancer Diagnosis With Our Experienced Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Berger & Lagnese

To discuss a cancer diagnosis or death, at no cost to you, please get in touch with our experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Berger & Langese. Our attorneys have years of experience fighting for delayed cancer diagnosis victims, and want to provide you the best representation for your claim possible. If you have suffered one of these injuries at a local Pittsburgh area hospital such as Forbes Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital or St. Clair Hospital, contact our offices for your free consultation. Our office is located at 310 Grant St #720, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and consultations can be scheduled either online here or over the phone at (412) 275-4122.

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