This map shows the mortality rate, in deaths per 100,000 population, for 17 groups of cancers (mouth, oesophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, liver, pancreas, lung, melanoma, breast, cervix uteri, corpus uteri, ovary, prostate, bladder, lymphomas, leukaemia and other malignant neoplasms). Below the map, the bar chart lists the top 30 countries.
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Warning: these data is not age-standardised. This is an important information, because a given country can have a higher cancer related mortality rate simply because its population has a higher life expectancy. Also, remember that these data refer to mortality, not to incidence or prevalence.
Data for 2011. Source of the data: WHO mortality database.