Table 15

Estimated global and regional number of new cases and age-standardised incidence rate of cancer by site, females, 2000

WHO sub region


World

AFRO

AMRO

EMRO

EURO

SEARO

WPRO







Site

D

E

A

B

D

B

D

A

B1

B2

C

B

D

A

B1

B2

B3


Number of new cases (000s)

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

153.6

8.2

11.4

5.9

4.6

0.8

2.2

1.1

9.9

2.5

0.5

4.6

9.4

63.6

3.0

21.2

4.2

0.4

Oesophagus cancer

166.2

4.2

7.2

3.3

4.0

0.3

1.6

0.5

8.4

1.0

1.3

3.8

2.5

34.9

2.1

89.0

2.0

0.0

Stomach cancer

383.9

10.3

8.4

7.1

19.7

8.4

4.5

2.0

33.9

10.2

2.6

36.3

6.7

18.1

23.7

186.7

5.1

0.1

Colon and rectum cancers

517.3

8.5

8.2

73.8

26.2

3.3

4.0

2.8

131.0

19.0

1.8

54.1

22.8

21.1

41.7

95.5

3.3

0.1

Liver cancer

204.4

11.9

11.1

4.7

9.7

3.4

1.3

1.2

14.0

4.0

0.5

5.9

11.7

12.0

11.1

99.6

2.2

0.2

Pancreas cancer

106.9

1.6

2.6

14.3

9.1

1.3

0.8

0.7

28.1

4.8

0.7

10.2

3.6

5.3

9.8

13.6

0.5

0.0

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

365.7

3.1

5.0

74.6

16.4

1.0

3.0

2.6

55.3

10.8

1.1

17.7

8.3

25.9

18.9

117.7

4.0

0.2

Melanoma of the skin

88.5

3.3

4.3

26.5

5.7

0.9

0.4

0.3

26.5

3.5

0.3

5.9

1.9

1.7

5.0

2.2

0.1

0.1

Breast cancer

1031.9

28.3

39.8

226.5

59.3

7.2

10.2

13.6

221.8

32.6

4.5

68.5

53.9

109.0

43.7

102.1

10.2

0.5

Cervix uteri cancer

487.5

43.3

67.9

16.1

40.6

9.2

6.7

5.6

18.8

12.6

1.9

22.5

32.8

146.7

6.6

45.0

10.2

0.8

Corpus uteri cancer

326.3

4.6

6.0

46.0

48.8

8.6

1.6

1.3

68.3

17.9

3.8

43.6

19.9

11.7

17.3

17.4

0.8

0.1

Ovary cancer

221.3

7.1

12.2

22.4

13.2

2.1

2.1

2.0

39.4

10.0

1.2

21.6

18.1

31.9

8.4

26.6

2.9

0.2

Prostate cancer

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Bladder cancer

105.7

3.6

3.4

14.9

3.5

0.4

0.8

3.7

21.4

2.7

0.3

4.4

2.4

28.9

4.6

9.7

1.0

0.0

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

242.6

10.2

8.0

32.2

12.4

2.3

5.0

4.0

40.9

6.9

1.0

7.3

9.6

74.9

9.7

15.2

2.7

0.1

Leukaemia

169.5

5.9

7.0

14.7

12.4

2.9

2.6

3.8

23.0

4.9

0.9

9.0

10.8

24.9

5.2

39.4

1.9

0.1

Other malignant neoplasms

553.9

44.2

22.7

63.6

56.7

11.7

8.9

8.9

107.3

25.3

4.4

46.5

27.3

31.7

32.7

56.1

5.3

0.3


Age-standardised incidence rate per 100,000

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

5.1

9.2

12.6

2.6

2.4

3.4

4.6

2.2

2.7

2.5

2.5

2.2

5.7

13.5

2.2

3.1

7.7

18.6

Oesophagus cancer

5.6

5.2

9.2

1.3

2.2

1.5

4.0

1.1

1.8

1.0

6.5

1.5

1.7

8.0

1.3

13.4

3.9

1.8

Stomach cancer

12.8

12.7

10.5

2.9

10.7

37.4

10.9

4.3

7.3

9.4

12.4

15.6

4.4

4.3

14.9

28.2

10.1

3.1

Colon and rectum cancers

17.3

9.9

10.2

29.8

14.1

14.4

9.4

5.9

29.2

17.2

8.6

23.0

14.7

4.7

26.7

14.2

6.3

4.2

Liver cancer

6.8

13.0

12.0

1.9

5.2

14.6

3.1

2.5

3.1

3.6

2.3

2.5

7.5

2.3

6.6

14.8

4.2

7.6

Pancreas cancer

3.6

1.8

3.5

5.6

5.0

5.8

1.9

1.6

6.0

4.3

3.6

4.3

2.4

1.3

5.8

2.1

0.9

0.4

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

11.9

3.5

5.8

30.5

8.8

4.4

6.7

5.6

13.4

9.9

5.5

7.6

5.4

5.3

11.6

16.0

7.4

8.4

Melanoma of the skin

2.9

3.9

5.3

12.6

2.9

4.0

0.8

0.6

7.9

3.4

1.4

3.2

1.2

0.3

4.2

0.3

0.2

2.8

Breast cancer

34.2

29.9

41.6

103.5

29.7

27.6

22.5

26.2

64.1

32.0

21.2

35.4

30.7

20.9

38.6

14.1

18.5

21.9

Cervix uteri cancer

16.6

43.3

69.8

8.2

19.8

34.9

15.0

10.7

6.2

12.8

9.0

12.7

18.4

30.2

6.0

6.6

18.0

33.1

Corpus uteri cancer

10.8

5.2

6.8

20.3

24.5

32.8

3.7

2.8

18.4

17.1

18.1

21.2

11.5

2.1

13.3

2.4

1.5

5.2

Ovary cancer

7.3

6.8

12.1

9.8

6.6

7.9

4.3

3.7

10.8

9.9

5.6

11.2

10.2

6.2

6.8

3.6

5.0

6.3

Prostate cancer

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Bladder cancer

3.6

4.1

3.9

6.0

1.9

1.8

2.2

7.9

4.6

2.4

1.5

1.9

1.6

5.7

2.7

1.5

1.8

0.6

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

8.3

9.1

7.7

13.8

6.3

9.2

9.9

7.2

10.6

7.0

4.4

4.0

5.8

15.7

6.7

2.2

4.4

4.8

Leukaemia

5.5

5.6

6.1

6.6

6.0

9.1

4.3

5.9

6.0

5.2

3.8

5.2

6.0

3.9

4.4

5.8

3.0

2.9

Other malignant neoplasms

18.8

45.9

24.0

30.2

28.6

44.0

20.0

17.2

29.6

24.9

19.6

25.8

16.1

6.1

23.3

10.7

9.4

129


Shibuya et al. BMC Cancer 2002 2:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-2-37

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