Cancers We Treat

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There are over 100 types of cancer. Types of cancer are typically named for the organs or tissue where the cancer has formed or may describe the type of cancerous cell.

At The Cancer Centre, we treat all adult cancers.

The most common types of cancer worldwide are:

RankCancerNew cases diagnosed in 2012 (1,000s)Percent of all cancers (excl. non-melanoma skin cancer)
1Lung1,82513.0
2Breast1,67711.9
3Colorectal1,3619.7
4Prostate1,1127.9
5Stomach9526.8
6Liver7825.6
7Cervix Uteri5283.7
8Oesophagus (Gullet)4563.2
9Bladder4303.1
10Lymphoma3862.7
11Leukaemia3522.5
12Pancreas3382.4
13Kidney3382.4
14Corpus Uteri (Endometrium)3202.3
15Lip, oral cavity3002.1
16Thyroid2982.1
17Brain, nervous system2561.8
18Ovary2391.7
19Melanoma of skin2321.6
20Gallbladder1781.3
21Larynx (Voice Box)1571.1
22Other1421.0
23Multiple Myeloma1140.8
24Nasopharynx870.6
25Hodgkin’s Lymphoma660.5
26Testis (Testicle Cancer)550.4
27Kaposi Sarcoma440.3

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), International Agency for Research on Cancer, GLOBOCAN

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