* There are more than 200 types of cancer, each with different causes, symptoms and treatments.
* There are around 289,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed each year in the UK.
* Every two minutes someone is diagnosed with cancer in the UK.
* More than 1 in 3 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime.
* Breast, lung, bowel and prostate cancers together account for over half of all new cancers each year.
* Cancer can develop at any age, but is most common in older people. Around three-quarters of cases occur in people aged 60 and over. Around one per cent of cancers occur in children, teenagers and young adults.
* Overall cancer incidence rates have increased by one quarter since 1975 but have remained fairly stable over the past decade.
* There have been increases in the incidence of potentially avoidable cancers such as malignant melanoma (skin), uterine (womb) and kidney cancers.
* Over the last decade the incidence rate of stomach cancer has decreased for both sexes. Cervical cancer in women and male lung cancer incidence rates both decreased by a fifth.
* Worldwide there were around 11 million new cases of cancer in 2002 and a quarter of these were in Europe.
* Cancer is the number one fear for the British public, topping the list over Alzheimer's, heart attack and terrorism.
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