What cancers are the most prevalent and the most fatal? Depends on your gender. New cases of prostate and breast cancer far outnumber any other cancer types. Yet, they’re not the most fatal, either numerically or as a percentage. Yet, we can see why pancreatic cancer is especially scary.
The butterfly and bullet chart is an effective way of communicating these results. The New York Times put together a great tutorial on how to make this graph in Excel. It is a fantastic alternative to a grouped bar chart, which would probably be too dense in this case.