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This article provides a status report on the global burden of cancer worldwide using the GLOBOCAN estimates of cancer incidence and mortality produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, with a focus on geographic variability across 20 world regions. There will be an estimated In both sexes combined, lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer
Breast cancer in the world: Incidence and mortality. Lyon, France. The aim of this paper is to describe the burden of breast cancer in the world, as the now most common cancer in women in the globe.
The Global Cancer Observatory GCO is an interactive web-based platform presenting global cancer statistics to inform cancer control and research. Provides data visualization tools that present current national estimates of the incidence, mortality, and prevalence of 36 cancer types in countries, by sex and age group. Go to website. Undergoing further development; will provide data visualization tools that document the changing rates of cancer incidence and mortality over the course of half a century, based on high-quality data from 40 countries.
Despite mortality from breast cancer in Africa being higher than in high income countries, breast cancer has not been extensively studied in the region. The aim of this paper was to highlight the rising burden of breast cancer with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa as well as trends, characteristics, controversies and their implications for regional development. A review of published studies and documents was conducted in Medline, Scopus, Pubmed and Google using combinations of key words-breast neoplasm, breast cancer, cancer, incidence, mortality, Africa, Nigeria.
Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women and the second most common cancer overall. There were over 2 million new cases in The Continuous Update Project Panel judged that there was strong evidence that consumption of alcoholic drinks, greater birthweight and adult attained height are causes of premenopausal breast cancer.
E-mail address: brayf iarc. Torre, Ahmedin Jemal, and Rebecca L. Siegel are employed by the American Cancer Society, which received a grant from Merck Inc for intramural research outside the submitted work; however, their salaries are solely funded through American Cancer Society funds.
A comparison of breast cancer in India with western nations like the US and with our own neighbour, China, gives a good idea of the trends it is following. This comparison is obtained from the Globocan Project, the latest of which is for the year The following charts and tables are followed by a discussion on them.
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