Radiation Oncology/Epidemiology/Most commons
- Men age 15-35: most common is testicular
- Most common gynecologic malignancy: 1) endometrial (46%), 2) ovarian, 3) cervical (16%)
- Endometrial makes up only 6.3% of malignancies in women.
- Deaths: Endometrial, 6500/yr (24%)
- In 1930s, cervical was the most common cause of cancer death in women.
- 6% - Esophagus - 14,550 cases, 13,770 deaths (in 2006)
- ?% - Gastric - 21,700 cases, 12,800 deaths (in 2001).
- 1 - 4% - Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- 0.1 - 3% - GIST
- 6th most common (under age 15) - osteosarcoma - 400/yr
- Bone tumors: 1st - osteosarcoma, 2nd - Ewing's
- Most common extracranial solid malignancy - Neuroblastoma
- Most common malignancy of infants - Neuroblastoma
- 4% (of pediatric malignancies) - Rhabdomyosarcoma