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40 Most Common Types of Cancer in People Over 40

Best Life Logo By Tehrene Firman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 41: Over time, your body's cells become damaged due to everything from the sun's harmful rays to bad habits like smoking. And if that damage builds up enough, your risk of cancer might increase in your later years as a result. In fact, a staggering 80 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States every year are in those 55 and older. Want to know what you should look out for as you reach your 40s, 50s, and beyond? From widespread varieties like breast cancer to rarer forms like adrenal cancer, these are some of the most common types of the disease as you age. To learn about significant symptoms, check out 19 Cancer Survivors Reveal the Symptoms That Saved Them.

40 Most Common Types of Cancer in People Over 40

Over time, your body's cells become damaged due to everything from the sun's harmful rays to bad habits like smoking. And if that damage builds up enough, your risk of cancer might increase in your later years as a result. In fact, a staggering 80 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States every year are in those 55 and older. Want to know what you should look out for as you reach your 40s, 50s, and beyond? From widespread varieties like breast cancer to rarer forms like adrenal cancer, these are some of the most common types of the disease as you age. To learn about significant symptoms, check out 19 Cancer Survivors Reveal the Symptoms That Saved Them.

 
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