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Table 4 Ten cancers with the highest mortalities in China, 2011

From: The updated incidences and mortalities of major cancers in China, 2011

Rank Males Females
Site Deaths Mortality (1/105) Proportion (%) ASRMC (1/105) Site Deaths Mortality (1/105) Proportion (%) ASRMC (1/105)
1 Lung 364,432 52.76 27.08 39.94 Lung 164,721 25.08 21.47 16.68
2 Liver 239,218 34.64 17.77 26.38 Stomach 90,792 13.83 11.84 9.21
3 Stomach 206,704 29.93 15.36 22.69 Liver 83,199 12.67 10.85 8.61
4 Esophagus 154,587 22.38 11.48 16.86 Esophagus 64,371 9.80 8.39 6.38
5 Colorectum 86,427 12.51 6.42 9.40 Colorectum 63,295 9.64 8.25 6.26
6 Pancreas 40,580 5.88 3.01 4.43 Breast 60,473 9.21 7.88 6.57
7 Brain, CNS 28,542 4.13 2.12 3.35 Pancreas 32,143 4.89 4.19 3.21
8 Leukemia 27,907 4.04 2.07 3.46 Cervix 23,375 3.56 3.05 2.59
9 Lymphoma 25,066 3.63 1.86 2.84 Brain, CNS 22,234 3.39 2.90 2.54
10 Bladder 20,949 3.03 1.56 2.23 Leukemia 19,708 3.00 2.57 2.45
  1. Abbreviations as in Tables 2 and 3.