Between 2010 and 2014, nine of the 17 more common cancers in men showed decreases in incidence, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma and bladder, brain, colorectal, esophageal, laryngeal, lung and bronchus, prostate, and stomach cancers. Prostate cancer had the greatest decrease in incidence. Leukemia, melanoma, myeloma, and cancers of the kidney, liver, oral cavity, pancreas, and thyroid in men showed increases in incidence between 2010 and 2014, with liver cancer having the greatest increase. On average, the overall cancer incidence rate in men decreased 2.2 percent per year.

Seven of the 18 more common cancers in women showed decreases in incidence, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma and cancers of the bladder, brain, cervix, colorectum, lung and bronchus, and ovary. Colorectal cancer had the greatest decrease in incidence. Leukemia, melanoma, myeloma, and cancers of the breast, corpus and uterus, kidney, liver, oral cavity, pancreas, stomach, and thyroid in women showed increases in incidence between 2010 and 2014, with liver cancer having the greatest increase. The overall cancer incidence rate in women on average did not change year by year between 2010 and 2014.

Between 2010 and 2014, nine of the 17 more common cancers in men showed decreases in incidence