Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012.

@article{Ferlay2015CancerIA,
  title={Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012.},
  author={Jacques Ferlay and Isabelle Soerjomataram and Rajesh Prabhakar Dikshit and Sultan Eser and Colin Douglas Mathers and Marise Rebelo and Donald Maxwell Parkin and David Forman and Freddie Bray},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={136 5},
  pages={E359-86}
}
Estimates of the worldwide incidence and mortality from 27 major cancers and for all cancers combined for 2012 are now available in the GLOBOCAN series of the International Agency for Research on Cancer. We review the sources and methods used in compiling the national cancer incidence and mortality estimates, and briefly describe the key results by cancer site and in 20 large "areas" of the world. Overall, there were 14.1 million new cases and 8.2 million deaths in 2012. The most commonly… CONTINUE READING
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