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Cancer Statistics in Japan; Table download

Last Update : 2015/12/16 [ Update history ]
Update history
2015/12/16 Incidence data (National estimates) were updated
All cancers (including cis) value in incidence data (high-quality areas) were corrected
2015/10/21 Mortality data were updated
2015/03/31 Incidence data (high-quality areas) were updated
2015/03/25 Updated reference
2014/10/30 Updated

1. Mortality

File: filecancer_mortality(1958-2014)E.xls (2,678KB)
Contents: Cancer mortality from Vital Statistics in Japan (1958-2014)
Reference to be cited: Vital Statistics in Japan, tabulated by Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Center, Japan

2. Incidence (National estimates)

File: filecancer_incidence(1975-2011)Em.xls (1,977KB)
Contents: National estimates of cancer incidence based on cancer registries in Japan (1975-2011)
Reference to be cited: Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Center, Japan
or
Matsuda A, Matsuda T, Shibata A, Katanoda K, Sobue T, Nishimoto H and The Japan Cancer Surveillance Research Group. Cancer Incidence and Incidence Rates in Japan in 2008: A Study of 25 Population-based Cancer Registries for the Monitoring of Cancer Incidence in Japan (MCIJ) Project. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, 44(4): 388-396, 2013
The method for estimating national cancer incidence in Japan is described in the following paper.
The Research Group for Population-based Cancer Registration in Japan. Cancer incidence and incidence rates in Japan in 1988: estimates based on data from ten population-based Cancer Registries. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24: 299-304, 1994

Related information: Cancer Registry in Japan ( external site PDF, 16.1MB, Publisher: Japanese Association of Cancer Registries)

3. Incidence (high-quality areas)

File: filecancer_incidence3pref(1985-2010)Em.xls (1,621KB)
Contents: Observed cancer incidence in selected three prefectures in Japan (1975-2010); data for trend analysis
Reference to be cited: An updated report on the trends in cancer incidence and mortality in Japan, 1958-2013. Katanoda K, Hori M, Matsuda T, Shibata A, Nishino Y, Hattori M, Soda M, Ioka A, Sobue T, Nishimoto H. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2015; 45: 390-401

4. Survival

File: filecancer_survival(1993-2005)E.xls (209KB)
Contents: Cancer survival from cancer registries in Japan (1993-2005)
Reference to be cited: Monitoring of Cancer Incidence in Japan - Survival 2003-2005 report (Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, 2013) [Japanese].
and/or
Matsuda T, Ajiki W, Marugame T, Ioka A, Tsukuma H, Sobue T; Research Group of Population-Based Cancer Registries of Japan. Population-based survival of cancer patients diagnosed between 1993 and 1999 in Japan: a chronological and international comparative study. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2011; 41: 40-51.
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