Africa

AFRICA (2012)
ESTIMATED INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE, ADULT POPULATION: BOTH SEXES

Cancer Incidence Prevalence
1-year (prop.) 3-year (prop.) 5-year (prop.)
All cancers excl. non-melanoma skin cancer 810533 503223 (78.3) 1230748 (191.6) 1780126 (277.1)
Bladder 24227 15601 (2.4) 39432 (6.1) 58694 (9.1)
Brain, nervous system 11797 5869 (0.9) 13665 (2.1) 19171 (3.0)
Breast 133806 111379 (34.4) 291061 (89.9) 436173 (134.7)
Cervix uteri 98980 75454 (23.3) 180566 (55.8) 254152 (78.5)
Colorectum 41006 26833 (4.2) 62156 (9.7) 86037 (13.4)
Corpus uteri 11358 9774 (3.0) 26792 (8.3) 41581 (12.8)
Gallbladder 4557 1605 (0.2) 3757 (0.6) 5355 (0.8)
Hodgkin lymphoma 6293 4659 (0.7) 12746 (2.0) 19785 (3.1)
Kaposi sarcoma 35378 20047 (3.1) 45331 (7.1) 62418 (9.7)
Kidney 6456 3667 (0.6) 10389 (1.6) 16501 (2.6)
Larynx 8650 5848 (0.9) 14223 (2.2) 20511 (3.2)
Leukaemia 19070 7722 (1.2) 17097 (2.7) 23478 (3.7)
Lip, oral cavity 16853 10920 (1.7) 27223 (4.2) 39969 (6.2)
Liver 57973 14575 (2.3) 29312 (4.6) 38389 (6.0)
Lung 30242 9207 (1.4) 18956 (3.0) 24959 (3.9)
Melanoma of skin 6559 4759 (0.7) 12807 (2.0) 19611 (3.1)
Multiple myeloma 5832 2965 (0.5) 6584 (1.0) 8993 (1.4)
Nasopharynx 7969 5722 (0.9) 14450 (2.2) 21256 (3.3)
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 29766 14645 (2.3) 34555 (5.4) 49262 (7.7)
Oesophagus 27506 10061 (1.6) 20406 (3.2) 26466 (4.1)
Other pharynx 5242 3312 (0.5) 8248 (1.3) 12152 (1.9)
Ovary 17511 11056 (3.4) 27706 (8.6) 41052 (12.7)
Pancreas 12100 2889 (0.4) 6304 (1.0) 8704 (1.4)
Prostate 59493 46624 (14.6) 111441 (35.0) 155028 (48.7)
Stomach 23691 10070 (1.6) 22910 (3.6) 32075 (5.0)
Testis 1434 1057 (0.3) 3050 (1.0) 4889 (1.5)
Thyroid 11859 9046 (1.4) 25087 (3.9) 39860 (6.2)

Proportions by 100,000
GLOBOCAN 2012, IARC – 29.5.2015