Abstract:In 2008, an estimated 5.2 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in OECD countries, at an average of 261 per 100 000 population. Incidence rates varied substantially among countries, being comparatively high in Denmark, Ireland, Australia, Belgium and New Zealand at over 300 (Figure 1.11.1). In a number of OECD and emerging countries including India, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey, rates were below 150.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: November 1, 2011