More On Our Healthcare Systems

Here are some cancer statistics... Intended only to debunk the outcome arguements that we hear on TV so often. The Canadian life expectanct is two years longer than the American... on average... there can not be such results if the Canadian System sucks... one doesn't need to change the US system to the Canadian... but it doesn't need to pound on it either.


Females

Cancer ↓Canadian mortality rate ↓Canadian incidence rate ↓American mortality rate ↓American incidence rate ↓
Intestinal17.142.216.144.2
Stomach3.54.83.04.9
Lung35.444.941.956.6
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma5.513.65.915.8
All cancers148.2346.6160.5403.6

Males

Cancer ↓Canadian mortality rate ↓Canadian incidence rate ↓American mortality rate ↓American incidence rate ↓
Intestinal26.860.923.060.4
Stomach7.411.55.710.0
Lung62.770.971.986.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma8.518.99.322.2
All cancers215.1455.5234.1541.8

Sources: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group and Canadian Cancer Society

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