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Global Cancer Burden: Race for Life

Race for Life Incidence and mortality in the developing and developed world developed countrios developing countrios cases people per 100,000 population mortality people per 100,000 population 256 148 All cancers 101 111 200 100 100 Bladder 66 27 Breast 11 15 Cervix 30 Colorectum 12 In 2008 cervical cancer claimed the lives of 275,000 women of which 88% were in developing countries Kidney In 2008 there were almost 500,000 million breast cancer deaths with 60% of these occurring in Larynx developing countries. Leukaemia Liver 31 19 Lung 17 Lymphoma Hodgkin Lymphoma ONan-Hodgkin) In 2008 there were 694,000 deaths from liver cancer with almost 85% of cases occurring in developing countries. Oesophagus Lip/oral cavity Nasopharynx Other pharynx Ovary Pancreas 62 12 Prostate 10 Skin melanoma 15 11 Stomach Thyroid 60 Sources: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Globocan 2008. See for full data list. Information is Beautiful CANI

Global Cancer Burden: Race for Life

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Incidence and mortality rate in the developing and developed countries.


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