Cancer in men 2016

Prostate cancer

5162
900
93%
Survival rate

Lung cancer

1742
1490
11%
Survival rate

Colorectal cancer

1625
680
63%
Survival rate

Cancer in women 2016

Breast cancer

4961
888
91%
Survival rate

Colorectal cancer

1625
623
66%
Survival rate

Lung cancer

992
781
16%
Survival rate
Deaths New cases
Relative survival rate among those with cancer five years after cancer detected. The figure is based on patients’ follow-up in 2014-2016, with the impact of other forms of mortality eliminated by comparing the survival rate of patients to the survival of the rest of the population of the same age.

The numbers of cases of the most common cancers by different age group in 2016

Children and youth

Under 20-year-olds

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia / lymphoma
Gliomas
Other brain and central nervous system tumours, excluding gliomas
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia / lymphoma
Gliomas
Other brain and central nervous system tumours, excluding gliomas

Adults

21-69 year-olds

Prostate
Lungs and trachea
Colon and bowel
Breast melanoma
Skin squamous cell carcinoma
Colon and bowel

The rest of the people

70+

Prostate
Lungs and trachea
Colon and bowel
Breast melanoma
Colon and bowel
Skin squamous cell carcinoma

Cancer in 2030

Cancer incidence among different age groups from 1953 – 2013 and forecast trend in different age groups until 2030. The forecast was done in March 2016.

%
Age group 0-64

The number of cancers found in people under the age of 65 will decline slightly from 2013 to 2030.

%
Age group 65-75

The impact concerning large age groups is clearly seen in the numbers of cancers diagnosed in 65-74-year-olds. The annual number of cases will increase by 23% a year until 2020, but will decline thereafter.

%
Age group 75+

The number of cases among people over 75-years-old is predicted to almost double between 2013 and 2030.

© Suomen Syöpärekisteri 2016

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Cancer in Finland