What type of cancer was it?
 
[If 2 or more, ask: “With your most recent diagnoses of cancer, what type of cancer was it?”]

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Breast cancer 471 14.5 0.7 13.1 15.9
Female Reproductive (Gynecologic) Cancers 322 13.2 0.9 11.5 14.9
Head/Neck Cancers 91 4.0 0.7 2.8 5.3
Gastrointestinal Cancers 174 5.6 0.5 4.7 6.5
Leukemia/Lymphoma (lymph nodes and bone marrow) 92 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.8
Male Reproductive Cancers 256 11.3 0.8 9.8 12.8
Skin Cancers 937 37.1 1.2 34.8 39.5
Thoracic (heart and lung) Cancers 65 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.8
Urinary Cancers 85 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.7
Other Cancers 100 5.2 0.8 3.6 6.8

Among respondents who reported having been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they had cancer, excluding unknowns and refusals.