Cancer mortality rate for major cancers by race


Major cancers affecting americans include:

  • Lung and Bronchus
  • Prostate
  • Colon and Rectum
  • Breast
  • Pancreas

For all races, Lung cancer is the #1 killer. This is followed by Prostate cancer, which is especially high among African Americans. All cancer types show quite less incidence among Asian/Pacific Islanders. Breast cancer is second highest among Whites after African Americans.