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Incidence Statistics for Types of Mouth cancer

The information below shows a list of types of Mouth cancer, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Mouth cancer. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Mouth cancer

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

tongue cancer approx 1 in 37,158 or 0.00% or 7,320 people in USA 7,320 7,320 new cases for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
lip cancer N/A N/A No information
gum cancer N/A N/A No information
palate cancer N/A N/A No information
salivary gland cancer N/A N/A No information
parotid gland cancer N/A N/A No information
tonsil cancer N/A N/A No information

Incidence Statistics for Mouth cancer


Incidence of Mouth cancer:

10,080 new cases for mouth cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 26,984 or 0.00% or 10,080 people in USA [about data]

Incidence statistics about Mouth cancer:

The following statistics relate to the incidence of Mouth cancer:

  • 5,410 new male cases for mouth cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 4,670 new female cases for mouth cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Types of Mouth cancer

For more information about types of Mouth cancer, refer to our section on types of Mouth cancer.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Mouth cancer usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Mouth cancer. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Mouth cancer at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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