Cancer deaths per 100,000 Population

Cancer deaths per 100,000 Population


Contry
Cancer deaths
(per 100 000 population)
Zimbabwe
223
Armenia
219.6
Mongolia
193.5
Hungary
184
Serbia
170.8
Croatia
158.6
Kazakhstan
157.2
Latvia
157.2
Denmark
155.7
Uruguay
154.3
Guyana
153.4
Montenegro
150.7
Slovenia
150.7
Timor-Leste
150.7
Poland
149.7
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
147.2
Netherlands
146.7
Russian Federation
146.7
Romania
144.2
China
143.4
Papua New Guinea
143.1
Lithuania
143
Estonia
142.4
Czech Republic
142.2
Kenya
140.9
Barbados
140.4
Slovakia
139.6
Trinidad and Tobago
136.6
Lao People's Democratic Repbulic
136.5
Turkey
134.2
Burundi
134.1
Uganda
133.6
Cuba
133.1
Bulgaria
132.3
France
132.2
Argentina
131.5
United Kingdom
130.4
Belgium
130.3
Portugal
130
Moldova, Republic of
128.5
Madagascar
127
Ireland
125.2
Luxembourg
124.3
Rwanda
124.3
Afghanistan
123.6
Albania
123.1
Jamaica
122.8
Austria
122
Germany
122
Myanmar
122
Norway
121.6
United States
121.2
Malta
120.4
Spain
119.8
Egypt
119.7
Canada
119
Ukraine
118.8
Brazil
118.5
Iceland
118
Somalia
117.6
Belarus
117
Italy
116.1
Greece
116
Korea, Republic of
115.7
Chile
115.3
Turkmenistan
113.4
South Sudan
113.1
Azerbaijan
112.8
New Zealand
112.8
Jordan
112.1
Viet Nam
112.1
Syrian Arab Republic
111.8
Australia
111
Costa Rica
110.7
Indonesia
110.5
Israel
110.3
Sweden
110.3
El Salvador
110.1
Peru
110.1
Guatemala
109.4
Bosnia and Herzegovina
108.9
South Africa
108.7
Iraq
108.4
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
108.1
Ecuador
107.9
Paraguay
107
Nigeria
106.7
Bolivia
106.6
Zambia
105
Honduras
104.7
Japan
104.3
Singapore
103.9
Bahamas
103.8
Switzerland
103.8
Malawi
103.5
Solomon Islands
103.4
Haiti
103
Thailand
102.8
Finland
102.2
Comoros
100.7
Cambodia
100.6
Georgia
100
Togo
99.8
Kyrgyzstan
99.3
United Arab Emirates
99.2
Malaysia
98.6
Fiji
97.9
Iran, Islamic Republic of
97.1
Mali
97.1
Mozambique
97.1
Lebanon
97
Philippines
96.9
Morocco
96.3
Dominican Republic
95.6
Tanzania
94.9
Cyprus
93.3
Nicaragua
93.2
Guinea
93
Panama
92.5
Venezuela
92.5
Burkina Faso
91.7
Colombia
91.1
Liberia
91
Tajikistan
90.5
Angola
89.6
Benin
89.6
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
88.7
Eritrea
88.4
Pakistan
88.3
Chad
88
Bangladesh
87.8
Qatar
87.7
Guinea-Bissau
87.4
Botswana
86.5
Sierra Leone
86.2
Ethiopia
86.1
Sudan
85
Swaziland
84.9
Belize
83.4
Djibouti
83.1
Suriname
82.9
Mauritius
82.3
Central African Republic
81.5
Algeria
80.6
Bhutan
80.1
Ghana
79.3
Uzbekistan
76.7
Kuwait
76.1
Nepal
76
Senegal
73.6
Cameroon
73.4
Equatorial Guinea
73.4
Lesotho
73.1
Tunisia
73
Mexico
72.4
Yemen
72.4
India
71.9
Bahrain
71.3
Maldives
70.5
Mauritania
66.1
Gambia
64.8
Oman
64.7
Sri Lanka
64.6
Cabo Verde
63.1
Saudi Arabia
63.1
Namibia
61.9
Niger
55.9
Gabon
54


20 facts on cancer
1. There are more than 100 types of cancers; any part of the body can be affected.
2. In 2008, 7.6 million people died of cancer - 13% of all deaths worldwide.
3. About 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
4. Worldwide, the 5 most common types of cancer that kill men are (in order of frequency): lung, stomach, liver, colorectal and oesophagus.
5. Worldwide, the 5 most common types of cancer that kill women are (in the order of frequency): breast, lung, stomach, colorectal and cervical. In many developing countries, cervical cancer is the most common cancer.
6. Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of cancer in the world causing 22% of cancer deaths.
7. One fifth of all cancers worldwide are caused by a chronic infection, for example human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer and hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes liver cancer.
8. Cancers of major public health relevance such as breast, cervical and colorectal cancer can be cured if detected early and treated adequately.
9. All patients in need of pain relief could be helped if current knowledge about pain control and palliative care were applied.
10. More than 30% of cancer could be prevented, mainly by not using tobacco, having a healthy diet, being physically active and moderating the use of alcohol. In developing countries up to 20% of cancer deaths could be prevented by immunization against the infection of HBV and HPV.
11. Cancers figure among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer related deaths in 2012.
12. The number of new cases is expected to rise by about 70% over the next 2 decades.
13. Among men, the 5 most common sites of cancer diagnosed in 2012 were lung, prostate, colorectum, stomach, and liver cancer.
14. Among women the 5 most common sites diagnosed were breast, colorectum, lung, cervix, and stomach cancer.
15. Around one third of cancer deaths are due to the 5 leading behavioural and dietary risks: high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, tobacco use, alcohol use.
16. Tobacco use is the most important risk factor for cancer causing around 20% of global cancer deaths and around 70% of global lung cancer deaths.
17. Cancer causing viral infections such as HBV/HCV and HPV are responsible for up to 20% of cancer deaths in low- and middle-income countries.
18. More than 60% of world’s total new annual cases occur in Africa, Asia and Central and South America. These regions account for 70% of the world’s cancer deaths.
19. It is expected that annual cancer cases will rise from 14 million in 2012 to 22 within the next 2 decades.
20. According to The Lancet series, improved rates of exclusive and continued breastfeeding could prevent: 820,000 deaths in children under 5 years annually and 20,000 additional deaths from breast cancer annually.



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