Published in Cancer Weekly, June 11th, 2002
At current incidence rates, however, the number of newly diagnosed cancer cases can be expected to double by 2050 due to the projected growth and aging of the population. This report is published in the May 15, 2002 issue of Cancer, the official interdisciplinary international publication of the American Cancer Society.
Cancer occurs predominantly in older people. The median age at diagnosis is 68. As the...
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