In Singapore, about 39 people are diagnosed with cancer every day, 15 people die of cancer every day, and 1 in 4 people may develop cancer in their lifetime.* The good news is, with early detection and treatment, you can have better clinical/management outcomes.

 

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

Men No. of cases   Women No. of cases
Colon & rectum  5,799   Breast 10,824
Lung 4,992   Colorectal & rectum 4,835
Prostate 4,853   Lung 2,788
Liver & intrahepatic bile ducts 2,705   Corpus uteri (uterus) 2,610
Lymphoid neoplasms 2,259   Ovary & fallopian tube 1,874
Non-melanoma skin 1,866   Lymphoid neoplasms 1,725
Stomach 1,551   Non-melanoma skin 1,507
Kidney and other urinary organs* 1,381   Thyroid 1,426
Myeloid neoplasms 1,134   Stomach 1,147
Nasopharynx 1,079   Cervix uteri 1,077

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


 

Knowledge is power. Equip yourself with these key learning points about cancer and how to reduce your risk.

DOWNLOAD POSTERS

If you have any questions regarding the use of our materials, we've got it covered here.


 

 

© 2016, Singapore Cancer Society, All Rights Reserved