Melanoma skin cancer statistics
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.
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Incidence is the total number of new cases of cancer. Mortality is the number of deaths due to cancer.
It is estimated that in 2023:
- 9,700 Canadians will be diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer.
- 1,250 Canadians will die from melanoma.
- 5,600 men will be diagnosed with melanoma and 820 will die from it.
- 4,100 women will be diagnosed with melanoma and 430 will die from it.
For more information about cancer statistics, go to Canadian Cancer Statistics.