Table 1

Incidence of and mortality from 10 most common cancers in Asia: men
Cancer type 2008 2030
Cases, N ASR (W) per 100,000 Deaths, N ASR (W) per 100,000 Cases, N Deaths, N
Lung 604,629 32.4 523,899 28.1 1,139,685 1,003,977
Stomach 484,411 25.9 342,163 18.3 908,761 652,371
Liver 416,589 21.6 376,006 19.5 723,911 661,184
Colorectum 283,596 15.1 144,980 7.7 524,520 275,008
Oesophagus 247,060 13.2 204,919 11 458,775 389,596
Prostate 133,212 7.2 59,669 3.2 272,336 121,754
Bladder 101,776 5.4 44,316 2.4 193,191 88,480
Leukaemia 95,941 4.8 76,962 3.8 135,960 112,104
Lip, oral cavity 91,327 4.7 54,518 2.8 154,739 96,108
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 75,866 3.9 50,707 2.6 123,173 85,260
All: Asia 3,241,249 170.6 2,353,611 124.2 5,824,230 4,324,238
All: World 6,617,844 202.8 4,219,626 127.9 11,471,506 7,422,358

Source: adapted from Ferlay et al. [3].

ASR (W), age-standardised rate (standardised to world standard population).

Sankaranarayanan et al.

Sankaranarayanan et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:3   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-3

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