Local Cancer Statistics
- An estimated 9,600 individuals are diagnosed with cancer each year in the 10 County area defined as Northeastern Pennsylvania which includes Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties.
- The most commonly diagnosed cancers in Northeastern Pennsylvania include lung cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer.
- In Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 30,000 individuals are living with cancer.
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health
These reports use data provided by the Bureau of Health Statistics and Research, Pennsylvania Department of Health. The Department specifically disclaims responsibility for any analyses, interpretations or conclusions.
For additional information on local cancer statistics, please contact the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute toll free in Pennsylvania at 1-800-424-6724 or e-mail email@example.com.
Northeast Regional Cancer Institute