• Cancer - Adults

    Cancer RibbonsCancer is a leading cause of death in Michigan, second only to heart disease.1 In the United States, it is estimated that 1 of every 3 women and 1 of every 2 men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Cancer is caused by changes in a cell's DNA causing abnormal cells to grow out of control. Cancer can start anywhere in the body. Diseases are often named after the part of the body where they begin such as breast cancer, lung cancer, and colorectal (colon) cancer.

    Adult cancer data are available on the MiTracking data portal.

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    American Cancer Society


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