Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Incidence rate and common cancer types in different regions of the world

Country/region Age range (years) Study period Annual incidence/100,000 Most common cancer site/type
Global [3] 20-39 2012 ASR Breast cancer, cervical cancer, thyroid cancer, leukaemia, colorectal cancer
43.4
Global [9] 15-39 2018 42.2 Breast cancer, cervical cancer, thyroid cancer
Australia [7] 15-24 2000-2009 31.7 Melanoma, HL, testicular tumor, thyroid cancer, NHL
Australian Cancer Database
France [19] 15-24 2000-2008 ASR (per million) Male
Gonadal GCT, Hodgkin disease, ALL
254.1 Female
Hodgkin disease, thyroid cancer, melanoma
Netherlands [69] 15-29 2003-2009 ESR Male
Testicular cancer, Hodgkin disease, melanoma
Netherlands Cancer Registry Male: 39.1
Female: 37.1 Female
Melanoma, breast cancer, Hodgkin disease
Japan [18] 15-39 2009-2011 ASR (per million) 20-29 years:
Malignant germ cell gonadal tumour
Monitoring of Cancer Incidence in Japan Project 488.3
Male: 333 30-39 years:
Female breast cancer
Female: 649.5
Korea [10] 19-29 1999-2010 ASR (per million) Thyroid, NHL, stomach carcinoma, breast carcinoma, AML
Korea Central Cancer Registry 279.9
Male: 196.4
Female: 367.8

ASR, age-standardized rate; ESR, European Standardized rate.

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