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Gender and Lung Cancer

Gender and lung cancer Incidences of lung cancer in the world in 2008 Lung cancer has been the most common cancer in the world for several W.H.O South-East Asia Region (SEARO) Males decades, and by 2008, there were an estimated 1.61 million new cases, representing 12.7% of all new cancers. It was also the most common cause of death from cancer, with 1.38 million deaths (18.2% of the total). higher incidences of lung cancer Males: 108 000 Females: 42 000 Because of its high fatality (the ratio of mortality to incidence is 0.86) and the lack of variability in survival in developed and developing countries, the W.H.O East Mediterranean Region (EMRO) CA: 11 215 RU: 46 520 highest and lowest mortality rates are estimated in the same regions, both in men and women. FU 20600 US: 114 691 CN: 351 713 JP: 60 531 Cases of lung cancer in the world in 2008 Males: 21 000 SEA: 65 622 W.H.O AFRO: 12 000 U.S.A W.H.O American Region (PAHO) Females: 5000 S.A: 58 000 Legend: AU: 114 691 lower incidences of lung cancer Represents Represents W.H.O 100 000 100 000 represents World Health males with females with Males: 114 000 Males: 172 000 lung cancer lung cancer Organization Females: 100 000 Females: 134 000 GLOBOCAN 2008, International Agency for Research on Cancer Countries that are under each W.H.O regions European Union W.H.O Europe Region (EURO) 中 忡 W.H.O (AFRO) Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe Females Males: 206 000 Males: 310 000 W.H.O (PАНО) Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) higher incidences of lung cancer Females: 82 000 Females: 107 000 China W.H.O Western Pacific Region (WPRO) W.H.O (SEARO) Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste CA: 10 384 RU: 10 247 W.H.O (EURO) Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan EUS82 000 Males: 315 000 Males: 455 000 prus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, US: 100 330 JP: 26 287 CN: 170 337 Females: 170 000 Females: 222 000 W.H.O AFRO: 4000 SEA: 39 118 India W.H.O African Region (AFRO) W.H.O (EMRO) Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen S.A: 34 000 AU: 3751 lower incidences of lung cancer W.H.O (WPRO) Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Japan, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Males: 47 000 Males: 12 000 Females: 11 000 Females: 4 000 GLOBOCAN 2008, International Agency for Research on Cancer

Gender and Lung Cancer

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