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Cancer Statistics in Japan; Table download

Last Update: 2014/10/30

1.Mortality

File: filecancer_mortality(1958-2013)E.xls (2,633KB) update!
Contents: Cancer mortality from Vital Statistics in Japan (1958-2013)
Reference to be cited: Vital Statistics in Japan, tabulated by Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Japan

2.Incidence (National estimates)

File: filecancer_incidence(1975-2010)E.xls (2,245KB)
Contents: National estimates of cancer incidence based on cancer registries in Japan (1975-2010)
Reference to be cited: Center for Cancer Control and Information Services,
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 ( 外部サイトへのリンク PDF, 16.1MB, Publisher: Japanese Association of Cancer Registries)

3.Incidence (4 prefectures)

File: filecancer_incidence4pref(1985-2007)Em.xls (1,445KB)
Contents: Observed cancer incidence in selected four prefectures in Japan (1975-2007); data for trend analysis
Reference to be cited: Center for Cancer Control and Information Services,
National Cancer Center, Japan
or
Katanoda, K, Matsuda, T, Matsuda, A, Shibata, A, Nishino, Y, Fujita, M, Soda, M, Ioka, A, Sobue, T, Nishimoto, H. An updated report of the trends in cancer incidence and mortality in Japan. Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2013; 43: 492-507
The characteristics of the 4-prefecture data are described in the following paper.
Katanoda K, Ajiki W, Matsuda T, Nishino Y, Shibata A, Fujita M, Tsukuma H, Ioka A, Soda M, Sobue T. Trend analysis of cancer incidence in Japan using data from selected population-based cancer registries. Cancer Science, 103: 360-8, 2012

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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