According to Globocan 2020 estimates, there were over 18 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide. Breast and lung cancer are the most common cancers globally across genders. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. Cancer incidence rates vary, and Japan and Denmark had the highest rates of cancer, with the United States ranking #31.1
9.34 million men were diagnosed with cancer globally, and the most common sites were lung, prostate, colorectum and stomach. 8.75 million women were diagnosed with cancer globally, and the most common sites were breast, colorectum, and lung.1
A healthy lifestyle, cancer screening, early detection, and paying attention to any changes to your body are all imperative to your health. You can reduce your risk of cancer by making healthy choices such as watching what you eat, limiting how much alcohol you drink, staying physically active, and not smoking.
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