• Publications
  • Influence
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.
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.
Estimating the global cancer incidence and mortality in 2018: GLOBOCAN sources and methods
TLDR
The sources and methods used in compiling the cancer statistics in 185 countries are reviewed, and uncertainty intervals are now provided for the estimated sex‐ and site‐specific all‐ages number of new cancer cases and cancer deaths.
The global health burden of infection‐associated cancers in the year 2002
  • D. Parkin
  • Medicine, Biology
    International journal of cancer
  • 15 June 2006
TLDR
The fraction of the different types of cancer, and of all cancers worldwide and in different regions, has been estimated using several methods; primarily by reviewing the evidence for the strength of the association (relative risk) and the prevalence of infection in different world areas.
Estimates of the worldwide incidence of 25 major cancers in 1990
TLDR
There are large differences in the relative frequency of different cancers by world area, and tobacco smoking and chewing are almost certainly the major preventable causes of cancer today.
Estimates of cancer incidence in China for 2000 and projections for 2005.
TLDR
The rising rates of lung cancer incidence (in both sexes and breast cancer) mean that there will be much greater increases in the number of cases at these two sites, and these two cancers are now the priorities for cancer prevention, early detection, and therapy in China.
...
...