Table 3

Age-adjusted disability-adjusted life year (DALY) rates per 100,000 population by cancer site and region, 2008
Cancer type East Asiaa China Southeast Asia South-central Asiab India
Oral cavity and other pharynx (C00 to C14, excluding C11)
Male 103 23 71 198 319
Female 21 11 46 134 130
Oesophagus (C15)
Male 119 328 49 144 123
Female 17 155 26 142 86
Stomach (C16)
Male 357 552 172 205 102
Female 186 305 125 141 71
Colorectum (C18 to C21)
Male 300 162 193 106 68
Female 207 139 182 104 63
Liver (C22)
Male 412 797 457 80 57
Female 134 303 189 61 26
Lung (C33 and C34)
Male 491 705 472 334 187
Female 201 376 223 126 55
Breast (C50)
Female 368 223 468 485 362
Cervix (C53)
Female 112 141 243 363 466
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (C82 to C85, C96)
Male 68 38 118 106 57
Female 42 26 83 69 37
All sites but skin (C00 to C97, excluding C44)
Male 2,553 3,238 2,450 2,086 1,606
Female 1,853 2,300 2,491 2,499 1,900
Both sexes 2,197 2,786 2,470 2,289 1,748

aExcluding China.

bExcluding India.

Source: adapted from Soerjomataram et al. [5].

Sankaranarayanan et al.

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

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