Cancer Trends in Singapore


Top 10 cancers affecting Singaporean men (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Site No.
1 Colorectum 5,383
2 Lung

4,632

3 Prostate 4,053
4 Liver 2,346
5 Lymphoid Neoplasms 2,115
6 Skin (including Melanoma) 1,822
7 Stomach 1,483
8 Kidney & Other Urinary 1,193
9 Nasopharynx 1,073
10 Myeloid Neoplasms 995

 

Top 10 cancers affecting Singaporean women (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Site No.
1 Breast 7,749
2 Colorectum 3,827
3 Lung 2,180
4 Corpus Uteri 1,793
5 Ovary 1,393
6 Skin, including Melanoma 1,240
7 Lymphoid Neoplasms 1,095
8 Thyroid 1,000
9 Stomach 991
10 Cervix Uteri 816

 

Top 10 frequent cancer deaths in Singapore (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Male Female
1 Lung Breast
2 Colorectum Lung
3 Liver Colorectum
4 Stomach Liver
5 Pancreas Stomach
6 Prostate Pancreas
7 Nasopharynx Ovary
8 Lymphomas Cervix Uteri
9 Kidney & other Urinary Lymphomas
10 Leukaemias  Leukaemias

 

 

Highest ranking cancers among Chinese Residents (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Male Female
1 Colorectum Breast
2 Lung Colorectum
3 Prostate Lung
4 Liver Corpus Uteri
5 Lymphoid Neoplasms Ovary
6 Skin, including Melanoma Skin, including Melanoma
7 Stomach Lymphoid Neoplasms
8 Kidney & other Urinary Thyroid
9 Nasopharynx Stomach
10 Pancreas Cervix Uteri

 

Highest ranking cancers among Malay Residents (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Male Female
1 Lung Breast
2 Colorectum Colorectum
3 Lymphoid Neoplasms Corpus Uteri
4 Prostate Ovary
5 Liver Lymphoid Neoplasms
6 Myeloid Neoplasms Lung
7 Kidney & other Urinary Cervix Uteri
8 Nasopharynx Thyroid
9 Bladder Myeloid Neoplasms
10 Stomach Liver

 

 

Highest ranking cancers among Indian Residents (2011-2015)

 

Ranking Male Female
1 Colorectum Breast
2 Prostate Corpus Uteri
3 Lung Colorectum
4 Lymphoid Neoplasms Ovary
5 Liver Lymphoid Neoplasms
6 Stomach Thyroid
7 Myeloid Neoplasms Lung
8 Kidney & Other Urinary Pancreas
9 Brain, nervous system Cervix Uteri
10 Bladder Stomach

 


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