Topic Area C - Cancer

The cancer objectives for Healthy People 2020 support monitoring trends in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival to better assess the progress made toward decreasing the burden of cancer in the United States.
Objective C-1
Cancer death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 160.6 190.4 187.4 183.7 180.3 176.7
Franklin County, PA 160.6 176.2 173.8 168.9 166.1 161.3

Objective C-2
Lung cancer death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 45.5 52.0 51.0 49.9 48.7 47.4
Franklin County, PA 45.5 49.0 47.6 46.5 46.5 44.9

Objective C-3
Female breast cancer death rate (per 100,000 females) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 20.7 24.4 24.1 23.7 23.3 22.8
Franklin County, PA 20.7 19.2 18.4 19.7 18.5 18.6

Objective C-4
Cervical cancer death rate (per 100,000 females) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1
Franklin County, PA 2.2 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
DSU - Data Statistically Unreliable

Objective C-5
Colorectal cancer death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 14.5 18.6 18.2 17.5 16.9 16.4
Franklin County, PA 14.5 17.5 16.5 16.0 15.3 15.1

Objective C-7
Prostate cancer death rate (per 100,000 males) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 21.8 24.7 23.7 22.5 21.2 20.3
Franklin County, PA 21.8 18.3 14.6 12.9 13.6 16.2

Objective C-8
Melanoma (skin) cancer death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 2.4 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9
Franklin County, PA 2.4 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.7
Website Updated August 2016

Topic Area C – Cancer

Courtesy: Healthy People 2020, <www.healthypeople.gov>