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Reproductive Cancer Statistics (USA)

On average, every seven minutes a woman in the United States will be diagnosed with a cancer of the reproductive system.

New cases reported during 2000:

  USA Canada
Cervical 12, 800 1,450
Endometrial/uterine 36,100 3,500
Ovarian 23,100 2,500
Vulvar 3,400 N/A
Vaginal/other 2,100 N/A
TOTAL 77,500 7,450

Source: National Cancer Institutes USA and Canada

Deaths reported during 2000:

USA Canada
Cervical 4,600 420
Endometrial/uterine 6,500 670
Ovarian 14,000 1,500
Vulvar 800 N/A
Vaginal/other 600 N/A
TOTAL 13,900 2,590

Source: National Cancer Institutes USA and Canada

Number of woman diagnosed with other types of cancer during 2000:

  USA Canada
Breast 182,800 19,500
Lung 74,600 9,200
Colon 50,400 7,900

Source: National Cancer Institutes of USA and Canada