Table 6

Estimated global and regional number of cancer deaths and age-standardised mortality rate by site, males, 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 deaths (000s)

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

222.4

10.7

14.3

6.6

8.5

0.7

2.0

1.5

19.2

6.0

0.8

14.7

13.1

88.9

4.1

25.5

5.4

0.4

Oesophagus cancer

273.6

4.9

13.8

11.6

10.5

0.7

1.8

0.7

21.4

3.4

1.7

10.0

3.3

41.9

9.4

135.7

2.9

0.0

Stomach cancer

512.0

12.0

9.8

10.0

25.8

7.6

7.5

2.3

38.9

14.9

3.5

42.2

7.1

28.1

34.3

261.1

6.8

0.1

Colon and rectum cancers

311.8

7.4

8.8

36.1

14.4

1.6

2.2

2.3

72.1

14.3

1.0

28.7

13.9

19.6

23.1

63.3

2.9

0.1

Liver cancer

414.9

20.6

23.5

8.7

9.3

2.8

3.0

2.3

25.3

5.8

0.7

7.8

25.9

17.3

23.8

231.5

6.3

0.2

Pancreas cancer

117.0

1.5

2.7

16.0

7.9

1.1

0.9

1.0

26.7

5.8

1.0

11.2

3.5

7.6

11.2

18.4

0.5

0.0

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

877.3

7.0

9.4

101.4

36.1

1.6

8.7

7.1

158.0

46.6

3.8

83.6

40.8

102.7

43.2

214.6

12.4

0.3

Melanoma of the skin

35.1

2.4

2.2

7.7

3.3

0.6

0.2

0.1

8.3

2.0

0.2

2.5

0.7

1.4

1.7

1.6

0.1

0.0

Breast cancer

2.6

0.0

0.0

0.5

0.3

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.9

0.2

0.1

0.5

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

Cervix uteri 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

Corpus uteri 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

Ovary 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

Prostate cancer

263.6

26.0

19.2

39.6

30.4

5.8

2.1

1.7

70.2

9.4

0.5

13.3

8.1

19.8

10.4

6.1

0.9

0.0

Bladder cancer

123.9

6.9

4.3

10.3

4.9

0.5

2.6

7.7

27.1

7.1

0.7

10.4

4.4

15.9

4.1

15.9

1.0

0.0

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

168.6

15.9

13.7

23.1

9.6

2.1

4.1

3.6

27.6

5.6

0.9

5.4

9.6

26.1

7.8

11.2

2.0

0.1

Leukaemia

145.3

5.2

6.9

14.5

9.6

2.0

2.3

3.7

20.0

5.4

0.8

7.8

7.6

21.0

4.9

31.9

1.7

0.1

Other malignant neoplasms

425.2

18.7

25.6

39.0

36.5

6.0

7.5

4.2

79.1

24.0

3.2

41.3

16.6

60.5

20.4

37.4

5.0

0.2


Age-standardized mortality rate per 100,000

Mouth and oropharynx cancers

7.3

11.7

16.6

2.8

4.5

2.8

4.0

3.1

5.5

5.9

4.0

9.0

8.0

16.7

2.8

3.4

10.7

18.4

Oesophagus cancer

9.0

5.5

16.4

4.8

5.6

3.0

3.6

1.6

5.6

3.2

9.0

5.9

2.1

7.9

6.1

18.3

6.1

1.9

Stomach cancer

16.8

13.5

11.7

3.9

13.7

31.5

15.1

4.9

9.3

14.2

18.7

25.1

4.5

5.3

21.5

35.5

14.2

3.3

Colon and rectum cancers

10.2

8.1

11.0

13.7

7.6

6.5

4.2

4.8

17.0

13.6

5.2

17.0

8.9

3.7

14.6

8.7

6.0

4.1

Liver cancer

13.6

20.9

25.6

3.6

4.9

11.1

6.2

5.0

6.2

5.6

3.6

4.6

15.9

3.1

15.7

30.5

12.2

10.1

Pancreas cancer

3.8

1.6

3.4

6.3

4.2

4.7

1.8

2.2

6.6

5.6

5.3

6.7

2.2

1.5

7.1

2.5

1.0

0.2

Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers

28.8

7.9

11.5

40.1

19.3

6.5

17.7

15.9

39.5

44.2

19.7

48.9

26.0

19.4

26.3

29.1

25.1

13.8

Melanoma of the skin

1.2

2.7

2.6

3.2

1.7

2.5

0.4

0.2

2.2

2.0

1.1

1.6

0.5

0.3

1.1

0.2

0.2

2.4

Breast cancer

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

Cervix uteri 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

Corpus uteri 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

Ovary 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

Prostate cancer

8.7

33.3

27.9

12.7

16.2

24.9

4.5

4.3

14.3

8.8

2.9

7.8

5.6

4.1

5.7

0.9

1.9

1.5

Bladder cancer

4.1

8.4

5.8

3.6

2.6

2.2

5.6

17.7

6.0

6.7

4.0

6.1

2.9

3.1

2.3

2.3

2.3

0.8

Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

5.5

15.1

13.5

9.2

4.9

8.3

7.3

6.3

7.1

5.7

4.4

3.5

5.8

4.6

5.1

1.5

3.6

5.5

Leukaemia

4.8

4.9

6.7

5.9

4.7

6.5

3.7

5.9

5.4

5.7

3.4

5.3

4.2

3.3

3.9

4.6

2.6

2.6

Other malignant neoplasms

14.0

20.2

31.0

16.6

18.9

23.0

14.6

8.4

21.4

23.6

16.0

26.1

10.2

11.3

13.6

5.2

10.3

8.5


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

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