Cancers of the upper urinary tract are relatively rare. The most common of all upper urinary tract cancers are those found in the renal pelvis and renal calyces. Cancer in the ureters makes up about a quarter of all upper urinary tract cancers.
According the American Cancer Society, approximately 13,020 men and 8,300 women over 20 years old will be diagnosed with gastric cancer in 2012. Two-thirds of those diagnosed with the disease are over the age of 65.
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