Statistics about Vulvar cancer
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Vulvar cancer:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Vulvar cancer
Incidence (annual) of Vulvar cancer: estimated 3,490 new cases of vulvar cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 77,936 or 0.00% or 3,489 people in USA [about data]
Incidence extrapolations for USA for Vulvar cancer:
3,489 per year,
290 per month,
67 per week,
9 per day,
0 per hour,
0 per minute,
0 per second.
Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: estimated 3,490 new cases of vulvar cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website
Vulvar cancer: Rare Disease Status
Vulvar cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »
Death statistics for Vulvar cancer:
The following are statistics from various sources
about deaths and Vulvar cancer:
- Estimated 880 women will die from vulvar cancer in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website
- more about deaths...»
This page presents a variety of statistics about Vulvar cancer.
The term 'prevalence' of Vulvar cancer usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Vulvar cancer at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Vulvar cancer refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Vulvar 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.