Liver cancer statistics

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To provide the most current cancer statistics, statistical methods are used to estimate the number of new cancer cases and deaths until actual data become available.

Incidence and mortality

Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.

It is estimated that in 2022:

  • 3,500 Canadians will be diagnosed with liver cancer.
  • 1,650 Canadians will die from liver cancer.
  • 2,700 men will be diagnosed with liver cancer and 1,350 will die from it.
  • 840 women will be diagnosed with liver cancer and 340 will die from it.

For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics.

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