While breast and prostate cancers are more common, lung cancer is, according to the ACS, “by far” the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women.
Like the other deadly cancers on this list, lung cancer is tough to identify until it has reached an advanced stage, the ACS reports. Smoking accounts for 80% of lung cancer cases, and your risk goes up the more you smoke and the longer you maintain your habit.If you’re a long-time tobacco fiend,Talk with your doctor.
This cancer may not be No. 1 on the list, but it’s imperative to note prostate cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death for men’s in the U.S., the Urology Care Foundation reports. While some men may develop benign growths in their prostate, malignant growths are cancerous and can invade other areas of the body.
typically has no symptoms in its early stages, making it all the more cruel. Around 161,360 new cases will be diagnosed this year, and 26,730 deaths are estimated.