Table 3

Cancer mortality and number of cancer deaths in Serbia from 1999 to 2009
Number of cancer deaths and mortality ASR-Ws/100,000, male population
Year of report
Cancer site 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Lung and bronchus (C34) Deaths 2,915 3,054 3,107 3,199 3,212 3,350 3,454 3,647 3,678 3,717 3,676
ASR-W 48.5 50.4 50.8 51.6 51.9 54.1 55.4 58.2 58.0 59.1 58.0
Colon and rectum (C18-C20) Deaths 1,124 1,158 1,167 1,244 1,205 1,309 1,383 1,338 1,367 1,438 1,537
ASR-W 17.8 18.3 18.1 18.8 18.3 19.7 20.8 19.9 19.6 20.8 21.9
Stomach (C16) Deaths 742 769 767 788 753 787 730 657 713 691 735
ASR-W 12.0 12.3 12.2 12.0 11.6 11.9 11.1 10.1 10.7 10.4 10.8
Prostate (C61) Deaths 610 535 605 680 760 759 819 881 948 927 977
ASR-W 9.1 7.9 8.6 8.9 10.3 10.1 10.5 11.1 11.8 11.5 11.5
Pancreas (C25) Deaths 403 391 417 435 442 459 502 488 491 534 520
ASR-W 6.6 6.3 6.6 6.7 6.9 7.2 7.9 7.6 7.4 7.9 7.9
Liver (C22) Deaths 383 419 389 352 390 374 373 412 468 420 438
ASR-W 6.1 6.6 6.1 5.4 6.0 5.6 5.7 6.1 6.9 6.3 6.4
Larynx (C32) Deaths 403 409 384 357 426 366 358 382 366 356 391
ASR-W 6.7 6.9 6.4 5.9 6.9 5.9 5.6 6.2 5.8 5.6 6.2
Brain (C71) Deaths 292 295 289 271 327 306 321 338 379 322 331
ASR-W 5.8 5.8 5.5 5.0 6.0 5.4 6.0 6.4 6.6 5.9 5.7
Bladder (C67) Deaths 371 344 386 453 417 426 403 495 472 407 453
ASR-W 5.7 5.3 5.8 6.5 6.0 6.1 5.6 7.0 6.4 5.5 6.0
Leukaemias (C91-C95) Deaths 238 228 252 230 249 231 279 281 342 293 299
ASR-W 4.3 4.1 4.5 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.9 4.6 5.7 4.6 4.9
All sites (C00-C97) Deaths 9,870 10,179 10,175 10,635 10,690 10,982 11,169 11,495 11,736 11,775 11,999
ASR-W 163.2 166.3 164.7 166.6 169.3 172.0 174.2 177.3 179.0 179.6 181.1
Number of cancer deaths and mortality ASR-Ws/100,000, female population
Year of report
Cancer site 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Breast (C50) Deaths 1,497 1,511 1,515 1,464 1,608 1,628 1,676 1,643 1,623 1,653 1,674
ASR-W 22.3 22.6 21.9 20.8 23.0 23.3 23.3 22.2 21.2 22.7 22.5
Lung and bronchus (C34) Deaths 712 790 810 857 911 957 980 1,089 1,096 1,107 1,265
ASR-W 10.0 11.1 11.2 11.8 12.4 13.0 13.1 14.9 14.5 14.9 16.7
Colon and rectum (C18-C20) Deaths 813 845 841 905 937 957 1,070 1,036 990 1,065 1,073
ASR-W 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.5 11.3 11.5 12.5 12.1 11.0 12.3 12.0
Cervix uteri (C53) Deaths 486 471 490 543 501 497 519 523 523 536 490
ASR-W 7.4 7.4 7.7 8.3 7.4 7.6 7.9 8.0 7.7 8.2 7.2
Stomach (C16) Deaths 400 436 407 397 424 468 452 393 412 393 417
ASR-W 5.0 5.6 5.2 4.8 4.9 5.7 5.5 4.7 4.9 4.6 5.3
Ovary (C56) Deaths 335 311 363 331 341 348 374 402 390 388 424
ASR-W 4.9 4.7 5.2 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.8 5.4 5.5 5.9
Pancreas (C25) Deaths 306 318 323 349 372 349 448 366 475 435 447
ASR-W 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.5 4.0 5.1 4.3 5.2 4.8 4.8
Brain (C71) Deaths 192 206 214 232 227 231 233 281 279 255 292
ASR-W 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.3 4.0 4.4
Liver (C22) Deaths 256 293 275 242 251 278 266 304 312 260 291
ASR-W 3.1 3.7 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.6 2.9 3.3
Leukaemias (C91-C95) Deaths 195 175 196 186 187 176 175 233 223 215 224
ASR-W 3.1 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.6 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.9
All sites (C00-C97) Deaths 7,505 7,694 7,742 7,911 8,169 8,380 8,572 8,722 8,681 8,787 9,070
ASR-W 102.7 104.0 103.6 103.7 106.2 108.0 108.8 110.4 108.6 112.7 113.8

Legend: ASR-W – age-standardised rate on world population. Codes in brackets next to presented cancer sites are in accordance with the Tenth Revision of International Classification of Diseases (codes C00-C96).

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