Cancer in Georgia 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Georgia.
  • Almost 15,000 Georgia residents will die of cancer this year.
  • Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in Georgia.
  • Breast, lung, prostate and colorectal top the list of cancer diagnosis and mortalities in Georgia; Fulton County mortalities outpace the state.
  • DeKalb and Fulton Counties have the highest incidence of new cases of cancer and the highest cancer death rates in Georgia.
  • Georgia males are about 70% more likely to die of cancer than females.

All statistics from the American Cancer Society

 
 
 
 
 
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