Global Cancer Statistics, 2002

  title={Global Cancer Statistics, 2002},
  author={D. Parkin and F. Bray and J. Ferlay and P. Pisani},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  • D. Parkin, F. Bray, +1 author P. Pisani
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
  • Estimates of the worldwide incidence, mortality and prevalence of 26 cancers in the year 2002 are now available in the GLOBOCAN series of the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The results are presented here in summary form, including the geographic variation between 20 large “areas” of the world. Overall, there were 10.9 million new cases, 6.7 million deaths, and 24.6 million persons alive with cancer (within three years of diagnosis). The most commonly diagnosed cancers are lung (1… CONTINUE READING
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