Local Cancer Statistics
By County - Lackawanna County
Each year, 1,397 residents of Lackawanna County are diagnosed with cancer and
about 574 die from the disease.
The most commonly diagnosed cancers in Lackawanna County are:
Lung Cancer (204 cases per year),
Breast Cancer (female) (173 cases per year),
Colorectal Cancer (166 cases per year),
Prostate Cancer (151 cases per year) and
Cancer of the Urinary Bladder (81 cases per year).
Please note: The size and age of the population of each county will affect the number of cancer cases diagnosed each year.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northeast Regional Cancer Institute