Cancer Statistics (中文)

TEN MOST FREQUENT CANCERS AFFECTING (MEN & WOMEN IN SINGAPORE)

Top 10 cancers affecting Singapore men

Site                                Ranking No. 
Colo-rectum 1 5,383
Lung 2 4,632
Prostate 3 4,053
Liver 4 2,346
Lymphoma 5 2,115
Skin (Incl. Melanoma) 6 1,822
Stomach 7 1,483
Kidney & Other Urinary 8 1,193
Nasopharynx  9 1,073
Myeloid Neoplasms 10 995


Top 10 cancers affecting Singapore women

Site               Ranking No.
Breast 1 9,634
Colo-rectum 2 4,424
Lung 3 2,489
Corpus Uteri 4 2,271
Ovary 5 1,797
Lymphoma                      6 1,470
Skin (Incl. Melanoma) 7 1,404
Thyroid  8 1,269
Stomach 9 1,117
Cervix Uteri 10 1,037

 

Top 10 frequent cancer deaths in Singapore, 2011-2015

Ranking Male                     Female  
1 Lung Breast
2 Colo-rectum Lung
3 Liver Colo-rectum
4 Stomach Liver
5 Pancreas Stomach
6 Prostate Pancreas
7 Nasopharynx Ovary
8 Lymphomas                   Cervix Uteri
9 Kidney & other Urinary Lymphomas
10 Leukaemias Leukaemias                   

 

Highest ranking Cancers among Chinese Residents, 2011-2015

Ranking Male                                Female                        
1 Colo-rectum Breast
2 Lung Colo-rectum
3 Prostate Lung
4 Liver Corpus Uteri
5 Lymphoid Neoplasms Ovary
6 Skin (Inc. Melanoma) Skin (Inc. Melanoma)
7 Stomach Lymphoid Neoplasms
8 Kidney & other Urinary Thyroid
9 Nasopharynx Stomach
10 Pancreas Cervix Uteri

 

Highest ranking Cancers among Malay Residents, 2011-2015 

Ranking Male                               Female                       
1 Lung Breast
2 Colo-rectum Colo-rectum
3 Lymphoid neoplasms Corpus Uteri
4 Prostate Ovary
5 Liver Lymphoid neoplasms
6 Myeloid neoplasms Lung
7 Kidney & other Urinary Cervix Uteri
8 Nasopharynx Thyroid
9 Bladder Myeloid neoplasms
10 Stomach Liver

 

Highest ranking Cancers among Indian Residents, 2011-2015 

Ranking Male               Female                         
1 Colo-rectum Breast
2 Prostate Corpus Uteri
3 Lung Colo-rectum
4 Lymphoid neoplasms Ovary
5 Liver                               Lymphoid neoplasms
6 Stomach Thyroid
7 Myeloid neoplasms Lung
8 Kidney & other Urinary Pancreas
9 Brain, nervous system Cervix Uteri
10 Bladder Stomach

 

Source:
Singapore Cancer Registry, Annual Registry Report 2015

National Registry of Diseases Office (NRDO)

The Singapore Cancer Registry began in 1968 and publishes 5-yearly reports, providing data and analyses on the nature and patterns of cancer occurrence in Singapore. This is the latest report describing the trends in incidence of cancer, 2011-2015.

Singapore Cancer Registry, Annual Registry Report 2015

Number of cases and incidence rates of cancer by age, gender and ethnic groups, 1968-2007

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