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 %
Colorectal 17.2%   Breast 29.1%
Lung 14.8%   Colorectal 13.4%
Prostate 13.0%   Lung 7.5%
Liver 7.5%   Corpus uteri (uterus) 6.9%
Lymphoid neoplasms 6.8%   Ovary 5.4%
Skin, including melanoma 5.8%   Lymphoid neoplasms 4.4%
Stomach 4.7%   Skin, including melanoma 4.2%
Kidney & other urinary** 3.8%   Thyroid 3.8%
Nasopharynx 3.4%   Stomach 3.4%
Myeloid neoplasms 3.2%   Cervix uteri (cervix) 3.1%

* Singapore Cancer Registry Annual Registry Report 2015

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


 

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