Mount Carmel diagnoses and treats more cases of breast, lung, colorectal and gynecological cancer than expected in the general population. The chart below compares the incidence of these cancers, along with cancer of the prostate, with the incidence of such cancers in the country as a whole.
Total cases diagnosed annually continues to reflect the incidence of cancer in the State of Ohio and the United States. As the population ages, cancer volume will increase.
Early breast cancer detection adds years to patients’ lives. Mount Carmel’s 5-year breast cancer survival rates are indicated in this graph.