Global Cancer Statistics

Top 5 cancers affecting men worldwide

 

Ranking Site
1 Lung
2 Prostate
3 Colorectum
4 Stomach
5 Liver

 

Top 5 cancers affecting women worldwide

 

Ranking Site
1 Breast
2 Colorectum
3 Lung
4 Cervix
5 Stomach

 

 

Most common causes of cancer death worldwide

 

Site No. of Deaths
Lung 1.59 million
Liver 745,000
Stomach 723,000
Colorectal 694,000
Breast 521,000
Esophageal 400,000

 

 

Source: World Health Organization Cancer Fact Sheet