THURSDAY, February 4, 2021 (Healthday News) –Has overtaken As it is the world’s most common cancer.
In 2020, an estimated 19.3 million were newAccording to the Global Cancer Statistics 2020 report of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer, there are cases and approximately 10 million cancer deaths worldwide.
Overall, 1 to 5 people develop cancer during their lifetime; 1 in 8 males and 1 in 11 females die of the disease.
Female breast cancer was the highestAccording to the study, an estimated 2.3 million new cases last year (11.7%), with lung (11.4%), colon (10%), prostate (7.3%) and stomach (5.6%).
Report – published on 4 February CA: A Cancer Journal for Physicians – 10 major cancer types noted that account for more than 60% of new diagnoses and more than 70% of cancer deaths.
It found that breast cancer is increasing in countries where the rate was historically low.
“Dramatic changes in lifestyle and the built environment have affected the prevalence of breast cancer risk factors such as overdose, physical inactivity, Consumption, postpone childbirth, short delivery, and less , “The authors said in an ACS news release.
Researchers said that these factors underpin social and economic transitions as well as reduce international differences in cancer rates.
The report noted that breast cancer mortality in countries with infections was higher than infected countries (15 and 12.8 per 100,000, respectively), despite having lower infection rates (29.7 and 55.9 per 100,000, respectively).
Poor results in these countries are largely due to subsequent diagnosis and treatment, the authors said.
“Efforts to promote early detection are urgently needed through the implementation of evidence-based and resource-stratified guidelines, followed by timely and appropriate treatment,” said lead author Huna Sung, the lead scientist at the ACS.
Lung cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in 2020, with an estimated 1.8 million deaths (18%), followed by colon cancer (9.4%), liver (8.3%), stomach (7.7%), and female breast ( 6.9%).