Most Common Cancers in the Elderly | Caring Senior Service

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Cancer can develop at any age and affect any part of the body. However, nearly 60% of cancers occur in seniors over the age of 65. The most common cancers affecting seniors are carcinomas, which are cancers that form in cells that make up the skin and lining of internal organs. Common carcinomas affecting seniors include breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and pancreatic cancer. Let’s dive into these common types of cancers.  

Cancer can develop at any age and affect any part of the body. However, nearly 60% of cancers occur in seniors over the age of 65. The most common cancers affecting seniors are carcinomas, which are cancers that form in cells that make up the skin and lining of internal organs. Common carcinomas affecting seniors include breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and pancreatic cancer. Let’s dive into these common types of cancers. 

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