In Singapore, about 35 people are diagnosed with cancer every day*. The good news is, with early detection and treatment, you can have better clinical/management outcomes.

 

Men %   Women %
Lung 17.2%   Breast 29.1%
Colorectal 14.8%   Lung 13.4%
Liver & intrahepatic bile ducts 13.0%   Colorectal 7.5%
Prostate 7.5%   Liver & intrahepatic bile ducts 6.9%
Stomach 6.8%   Pancreas 5.4%
Pancreas 5.8%   Stomach 4.4%
Lymphoid neoplasms 4.7%   Ovary & fallopian tube 4.2%
Nasopharynx 3.8%   Lymphoid neoplasms 3.8%
Kidney and other urinary organs** 3.4%   Cervix uteri (cervix) 3.4%
Oesophagus 3.2%   Corpus uteri (uterus) 3.1%

* Singapore Cancer Registry 50th Anniversary Monograph 1968-2017 (2013-2017 mortality data)

** Other urinary refers to renal pelvis, ureter, urethra, etc.


 

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