States With The Highest Cancer Rates

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40. Oregon
> Cancer diagnoses in 2017 per 100,000 people: 412 (18 fewer than U.S. avg. of 430 per 100,000 people)
> Total number of cancer diagnoses in 2017: 21,528
> Cancer deaths: 8,083 or 154 per 100,000 people — 25th highest
> Female breast cancer incidence: 3,154 or 119 per 100,000 women — 15th lowest
> Prostate cancer incidence: 2,491 or 91 per 100,000 men — 7th lowest
> Lung cancer incidence: 2,640 or 48 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest
> Adult smoking rate: 16.1% — 21st lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 28.8% — 19th lowest
> Residents without health insurance: 7.2% — 20th lowest

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39. Hawaii
> Cancer diagnoses in 2017 per 100,000 people: 419 (11 fewer than U.S. avg. of 430 per 100,000 people)
> Total number of cancer diagnoses in 2017: 7,561
> Cancer deaths: 2,456 or 129 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest
> Female breast cancer incidence: 1,285 or 144 per 100,000 women — the highest
> Prostate cancer incidence: 901 or 99 per 100,000 men — 16th lowest
> Lung cancer incidence: 858 or 45 per 100,000 people — 7th lowest
> Adult smoking rate: 12.8% — 4th lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 23.7% — 3rd lowest
> Residents without health insurance: 4.2% — 3rd lowest

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38. Florida
> Cancer diagnoses in 2017 per 100,000 people: 426 (4 fewer than U.S. avg. of 430 per 100,000 people)
> Total number of cancer diagnoses in 2017: 124,804
> Cancer deaths: 45,129 or 145 per 100,000 people — 12th lowest
> Female breast cancer incidence: 16,684 or 114 per 100,000 women — 7th lowest
> Prostate cancer incidence: 12,463 or 84 per 100,000 men — 3rd lowest
> Lung cancer incidence: 17,068 or 54 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest
> Adult smoking rate: 16.1% — 22nd lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 26.6% — 13th lowest
> Residents without health insurance: 13.2% — 4th highest

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37. Oklahoma
> Cancer diagnoses in 2017 per 100,000 people: 432 (2 more than U.S. avg. of 430 per 100,000 people)
> Total number of cancer diagnoses in 2017: 19,871
> Cancer deaths: 8,203 or 177 per 100,000 people — 4th highest
> Female breast cancer incidence: 2,953 or 124 per 100,000 women — 20th lowest
> Prostate cancer incidence: 2,097 or 91 per 100,000 men — 8th lowest
> Lung cancer incidence: 2,965 or 62 per 100,000 people — 13th highest
> Adult smoking rate: 20.1% — 12th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 33.7% — 7th highest
> Residents without health insurance: 14.3% — 2nd highest

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36. Rhode Island
> Cancer diagnoses in 2017 per 100,000 people: 434 (4 more than U.S. avg. of 430 per 100,000 people)
> Total number of cancer diagnoses in 2017: 5,841
> Cancer deaths: 2,154 or 154 per 100,000 people — 25th lowest
> Female breast cancer incidence: 960 or 137 per 100,000 women — 5th highest
> Prostate cancer incidence: 659 or 99 per 100,000 men — 17th lowest
> Lung cancer incidence: 859 or 62 per 100,000 people — 14th highest
> Adult smoking rate: 14.9% — 13th lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 28.1% — 18th lowest
> Residents without health insurance: 4.1% — 2nd lowest