Radiation Oncology/Epidemiolgy/Cancer Death in Taiwan

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  • Cancer Death (2016) in Taiwan:
    1. 47,760 deaths due to cancer, which accounted for 27.7% of total deaths
    2. Crude death rate: 203.1 deaths per 100,000 population, an increase of 1.8% compared to the previous year
    3. age-adjusted death rate: 126.8 deaths per 100,000 population, a decrease of 0.9%
  • The 10 leading causes of cancer death in Taiwan in 2016 (76.6% of total cancer deaths):
    1. Cancers of trachea, bronchus and lung
    2. Cancers of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts
    3. Cancers of colon, rectum and anus
    4. Cancer of breast (female)
    5. Cancer of oral cavity
    6. Cancer of prostate
    7. Cancer of stomach
    8. Cancer of pancreas
    9. Cancer of esophagus
    10. Cancer of ovary