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Estimates of worldwide burden of cancer in 2008: GLOBOCAN 2008
TLDR
The results for 20 world regions are presented, summarizing the global patterns for the eight most common cancers, and striking differences in the patterns of cancer from region to region are observed.
Global cancer statistics
TLDR
A substantial proportion of the worldwide burden of cancer could be prevented through the application of existing cancer control knowledge and by implementing programs for tobacco control, vaccination, and early detection and treatment, as well as public health campaigns promoting physical activity and a healthier dietary intake.
Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: Sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012
TLDR
The sources and methods used in compiling the national cancer incidence and mortality estimates are reviewed, and the key results by cancer site and in 20 large “areas” of the world are described.
Cancer Incidence in Five Continents
TLDR
The aim of this study was to establish a database of histological groups and to provide a level of consistency and quality of data that could be applied in the design of future registries.
Cancer incidence in five continents.
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