Leading causes of cancer deaths for females (number of deaths), by site, 2005 estimates (vertical bar chart): Lung and bronchus, 73,020; Breast, 40,410; Colon and rectum, 27,750; Ovary, 16,210; Pancreas, 15,980; Leukemia, 10,030; Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, 9,050; Uterine corpus, 7,310; Multiple myeloma, 5,640; Brain/other nervous system, 5,480; Other sites, 64,120.

Source: American Cancer Society. Cancer facts and figures 2005. Available from: http://www.cancer.org/Research/CancerFactsFigures/CancerFactsFigures/cancer-facts-figures-2005