In 2017, nearly 13% of all cancers diagnosed in adults ages 20 and older will be rare cancers, defined in this report as a cancer with fewer than 6 cases per 100,000 people per year.This year’s special section reviews statistics for 28 rare cancers, including incidence and mortality rates and trends, stage at diagnosis, and survival, and also provides an overview of risk factors and symptoms for select cancers."Based on these survey findings, we believe one of the use cases that has seemed marginal for some time now warrants much greater attention — and that is video calling," said Atsuro Sato, senior research analyst at Gartner. We believe other markets will follow that path, depending on local constraints," said Werner Goertz, research director at Gartner."Person-to-person video calling, especially using smartphones, has reached very high numbers in the U. "As a result, product managers for smartphone original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) should ensure that high-end and midrange devices have front-facing cameras with enough resolution and overall ability to capture good quality video.The requirements for capturing video calls will be higher than for still 'selfies.' Optimizing camera technology not for depth of focus, but for high refresh rates on images in close proximity will be essential." More detailed analysis is available in the report "Market Trends: High Adoption of Video Calling on Smartphones Shows Need to Focus on Front-Facing Camera Quality and Sound." The report is available on Gartner's website at (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading research and advisory company.The company helps business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions.It is intended to inform anyone interested in learning more about rare cancers in adults, including policy makers, researchers, clinicians, cancer control advocates, patients, and caregivers.(Childhood and adolescent cancers are reviewed in the special section of Cancer Facts & Figures 2014.) This supplemental data set provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2017 by state for 21 cancer sites and by age group for the four major sites (lung, breast, colorectum, and prostate).
Overall, the lifetime risk for developing kidney cancer is about 1 in 63 (1.6%). A number of other factors (described in “ What are the risk factors for kidney cancer? For reasons that are not totally clear, the rate of new kidney cancers has been rising since the 1990s, although this seems to have leveled off in the past few years.In Germany, more than eight million adult smartphone users (about 20 percent) use their devices for video calling, a figure more likely to exceed 10 million when those ages 17 and younger are included. Video calling uptake is slanted toward early adopters but shows encouraging signs of expansion across all consumer segments. "Video calling is a mass market and mainstream activity on smartphones in the U.Gartner defines video calling as person-to-person communication using a video application such as Apple's Face Time, Skype or Google Hangouts. results were ahead of Germany, we believe they show the direction that other markets will follow, with important implications for product managers and marketers of smartphones." The survey results showed adoption is markedly skewed toward the younger demographic, with video calling in the 18 to 24 age group reaching 53.5 percent in the U. S., with 34.6 percent adult smartphone user adoption.Survival rates for people diagnosed with kidney cancer are discussed in “ Survival rates for kidney cancer by stage.” Visit the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics Center for more key statistics.The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team Our team is made up of doctors and master’s-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.More than 50 million adult smartphone users in the U. (about 35 percent of the total surveyed) use their smartphones for video calling. and Canada), smartphones account for 78 percent of total phone sales. As mobile carrier spending on LTE infrastructure expands in other countries, video calling should increase accordingly." Although its adoption of video calling lags behind the U.