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Projected Cancer Statistics, 2018

Last Update : 2018/09/15 [ Update history ]
Update history
2018/09/15 Projected Cancer Statistics, 2018 were released
2017/10/27 Projected Cancer Statistics, 2017 were released
2016/08/18 Projected Cancer Statistics, 2016 were released
2015/05/26 Projected Cancer Statistics, 2015 were released
2014/11/10 Projected Cancer Statistics, 2014 were released

Projected cancer incidence in 2018

Both sexes  
Site Number
of
incidence
All cancer
1,013,600
   
Colon/rectum 152,100
Stomach 128,700
Lung, trachea 125,100
Breast(female) 86,500
Prostate 78,400
Pancreas 40,000
Liver 39,600
Malignant lymphoma 32,400
Kidney and other urinary organs 31,600
Skin 29,400
Uterus 27,500
Oral cavity and pharynx 23,000
Gallbladder and bile ducts 22,700
Esophagus 22,300
Bladder 20,800
Thyroid 19,800
Leukemia 14,100
Ovary 10,600
Multiple myeloma 7,800
Brain, nervous system 5,000
Larynx 4,700
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (102,000)
  (Rectum) (49,600)
  (Corpus uteri) (15,900)
  (Cervix uteri) (11,200)
Male  
Site Number
of
incidence
All cancer 574,800
   
Stomach 87,800
Colon/rectum 87,200
Lung, trachea 84,500
Prostate 78,400
Liver 25,700
Kidney and other urinary organs 21,400
Pancreas 20,200
Esophagus 19,000
Malignant lymphoma 17,600
Oral cavity and pharynx 15,700
Bladder 15,400
Skin 14,700
Gallbladder and bile ducts 11,500
Leukemia 8,300
Thyroid 5,200
Larynx 4,400
Multiple myeloma 4,100
Brain, nervous system 2,700
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (54,900)
  (Rectum) (31,900)
Female  
Site Number
of
incidence
All cancer 438,700
   
Breast 86,500
Colon/rectum 64,900
Stomach 40,900
Lung, trachea 40,600
Uterus 27,500
Pancreas 19,800
Malignant lymphoma 14,800
Skin 14,800
Thyroid 14,600
Liver 13,900
Gallbladder and bile ducts 11,200
Ovary 10,600
Kidney and other urinary organs 10,300
Oral cavity and pharynx 7,300
Leukemia 5,800
Bladder 5,400
Multiple myeloma 3,600
Esophagus 3,400
Brain, nervous system 2,300
Larynx 300
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (47,100)
  (Rectum) (17,700)
  (Corpus uteri) (15,900)
  (Cervix uteri) (11,200)

Projected cancer deaths in 2018

Both sexes  
Site Number of death
All cancer
379,900
   
Lung, trachea 77,500
Colon/rectum 53,500
Stomach 45,900
Pancreas 34,900
Liver 27,000
Gallbladder and bile ducts 18,600
Breast(female) 14,800
Malignant lymphoma 12,600
Prostate 12,400
Esophagus 11,300
Kidney and other urinary organs 10,000
Bladder 9,100
Leukemia 8,600
Oral cavity and pharynx 7,900
Uterus 6,700
Ovary 4,800
Multiple myeloma 4,400
Brain, nervous system 2,800
Thyroid 1,800
Skin 1,700
Larynx 1,000
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (37,500)
  (Rectum) (16,100)
  (Cervix uteri) (2,900)
  (Corpus uteri) (2,700)
Male  
Site Number of death
All cancer 223,000
   
Lung, trachea 55,100
Stomach 30,000
Colon/rectum 28,700
Liver 17,600
Pancreas 17,600
Prostate 12,400
Gallbladder and bile ducts 9,400
Esophagus 9,300
Malignant lymphoma 7,100
Kidney and other urinary organs 6,500
Bladder 6,300
Oral cavity and pharynx 5,500
Leukemia 5,200
Multiple myeloma 2,200
Brain, nervous system 1,600
Larynx 900
Skin 800
Thyroid 600
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (18,400)
  (Rectum) (10,300)
Female  
Site Number of death
All cancer 157,000
   
Colon/rectum 24,800
Lung, trachea 22,400
Pancreas 17,300
Stomach 15,800
Breast 14,800
Liver 9,400
Gallbladder and bile ducts 9,200
Uterus 6,700
Malignant lymphoma 5,600
Ovary 4,800
Kidney and other urinary organs 3,500
Leukemia 3,400
Bladder 2,800
Oral cavity and pharynx 2,400
Multiple myeloma 2,200
Esophagus 2,000
Thyroid 1,200
Brain, nervous system 1,200
Skin 900
Larynx 100
   
(Re-posted)  
  (Colon) (19,000)
  (Rectum) (5,800)
  (Cervix uteri) (2,900)
  (Corpus uteri) (2,700)
* Projection was performed by a model using age, calendar year at diagnosis, and their interactions as independent variables. Details are described in external site Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014, 44: 36-41.
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