Every year, more than 6,000 Hawaii residents are diagnosed with cancer, and more than 2,000 die from the disease. Hawaii’s cancer treatment spending costs reaches about $678 million annually.
In Hawaii, the five most commonly diagnosed cancers in men are prostate, lung, colorectal, bladder, and melanoma. In women, they are breast, colorectal, lung, uterine, and thyroid. Some population groups have higher rates of cancer than others. For example, Native Hawaiian women have higher rates of breast cancer than other population groups.
Attend our Aging in Hawai’i Seminar presented by Wika Puuoahu, RN, with Attention Plus Care, and learn how prevention and early detection is important. Register
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