Thyroid, Liver, Pancreatic Cancer Burden to Increase

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Thyroid, Liver, Pancreatic Cancer Burden to Increase

(HealthDay News) – Through 2030, breast, prostate, and lung cancers will remain the top cancer diagnoses; however, after that point, pancreas and liver cancers are projected to surpass breast and prostate, according to a study published online May 19 in Cancer Research. Lola Rahib, PhD, from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in Manhattan Beach, Calif., and colleagues used expected changes in demographics and the average annual percentage changes in cancer incidences and death rates to project the cancer incidences and related deaths for 2030.