What Are the Most Common Cancers in Men vs. Women? [Infographic]

Although men and women have different anatomies, they share some similarities in the types of cancers they develop. Colorectal cancer and lung cancer, for example, are common cancers developed by both men and women. The most common cancer differs in each gender, however; prostate cancer and breast cancer are the most prevalent in men and women, respectively.

Learn more about the most common cancers in men vs. women in the infographic below:

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  1. Think The most common cancer differs in each gender, however; prostate cancer and breast cancer are the most prevalent in men and women, respectively. Colorectal cancer and lung cancer, for example, are common cancers developed by both men and women.

  2. Think The most common cancer differs in each gender, however; prostate cancer and breast cancer are the most prevalent in men and women, respectively. Colorectal cancer and lung cancer, for example, are common cancers developed by both men and women.

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