Cancer treatments used by U.S. adults with cancer experience last 12 months 2018

Percentage of U.S. adults that said they/their loved one had select cancer treatments within the past 12 months as of 2018

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 18, 2019
Cancer treatments used by U.S. adults with cancer experience last 12 months 2018 This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that are touched by cancer in some way who had select cancer treatments within the past month, as of 2018. According to the survey, 34 percent of caregivers stated that one of their loved ones had an surgery within the past 12 months.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that said they/their loved one had select cancer treatments within the past 12 months as of 2018

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Have/had cancerFamily member/loved one had/has cancerCaregiver
Surgery32%27%34%
Radiation therapy20%24%35%
Drug-based therapties19%26%39%
Hormone therapies13%4%14%
Complementary and alternative therapies6%5%14%
Immunotherapy5%3%7%
Other5%7%1%
No cancer treatment in the past 12 months40%38%31%
Not sure2%9%2%
Have/had cancerFamily member/loved one had/has cancerCaregiver
Surgery32%27%34%
Radiation therapy20%24%35%
Drug-based therapties19%26%39%
Hormone therapies13%4%14%
Complementary and alternative therapies6%5%14%
Immunotherapy5%3%7%
Other5%7%1%
No cancer treatment in the past 12 months40%38%31%
Not sure2%9%2%
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 18, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that are touched by cancer in some way who had select cancer treatments within the past month, as of 2018. According to the survey, 34 percent of caregivers stated that one of their loved ones had an surgery within the past 12 months.
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