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Table 6 Estimated global and regional number of cancer deaths and age-standardised mortality rate by site, males, 2000

From: Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. results for the global burden of disease 2000

   WHO sub region
  World AFRO AMRO EMRO EURO SEARO WPRO
Site   D E A B D B D A B1 B2 C B D A B1 B2 B3
Number of deaths (000s)
Mouth and oropharynx cancers 222.4 10.7 14.3 6.6 8.5 0.7 2.0 1.5 19.2 6.0 0.8 14.7 13.1 88.9 4.1 25.5 5.4 0.4
Oesophagus cancer 273.6 4.9 13.8 11.6 10.5 0.7 1.8 0.7 21.4 3.4 1.7 10.0 3.3 41.9 9.4 135.7 2.9 0.0
Stomach cancer 512.0 12.0 9.8 10.0 25.8 7.6 7.5 2.3 38.9 14.9 3.5 42.2 7.1 28.1 34.3 261.1 6.8 0.1
Colon and rectum cancers 311.8 7.4 8.8 36.1 14.4 1.6 2.2 2.3 72.1 14.3 1.0 28.7 13.9 19.6 23.1 63.3 2.9 0.1
Liver cancer 414.9 20.6 23.5 8.7 9.3 2.8 3.0 2.3 25.3 5.8 0.7 7.8 25.9 17.3 23.8 231.5 6.3 0.2
Pancreas cancer 117.0 1.5 2.7 16.0 7.9 1.1 0.9 1.0 26.7 5.8 1.0 11.2 3.5 7.6 11.2 18.4 0.5 0.0
Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers 877.3 7.0 9.4 101.4 36.1 1.6 8.7 7.1 158.0 46.6 3.8 83.6 40.8 102.7 43.2 214.6 12.4 0.3
Melanoma of the skin 35.1 2.4 2.2 7.7 3.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 8.3 2.0 0.2 2.5 0.7 1.4 1.7 1.6 0.1 0.0
Breast cancer 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cervix uteri cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Corpus uteri cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ovary cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prostate cancer 263.6 26.0 19.2 39.6 30.4 5.8 2.1 1.7 70.2 9.4 0.5 13.3 8.1 19.8 10.4 6.1 0.9 0.0
Bladder cancer 123.9 6.9 4.3 10.3 4.9 0.5 2.6 7.7 27.1 7.1 0.7 10.4 4.4 15.9 4.1 15.9 1.0 0.0
Lymphomas, multiple myeloma 168.6 15.9 13.7 23.1 9.6 2.1 4.1 3.6 27.6 5.6 0.9 5.4 9.6 26.1 7.8 11.2 2.0 0.1
Leukaemia 145.3 5.2 6.9 14.5 9.6 2.0 2.3 3.7 20.0 5.4 0.8 7.8 7.6 21.0 4.9 31.9 1.7 0.1
Other malignant neoplasms 425.2 18.7 25.6 39.0 36.5 6.0 7.5 4.2 79.1 24.0 3.2 41.3 16.6 60.5 20.4 37.4 5.0 0.2
Age-standardized mortality rate per 100,000
Mouth and oropharynx cancers 7.3 11.7 16.6 2.8 4.5 2.8 4.0 3.1 5.5 5.9 4.0 9.0 8.0 16.7 2.8 3.4 10.7 18.4
Oesophagus cancer 9.0 5.5 16.4 4.8 5.6 3.0 3.6 1.6 5.6 3.2 9.0 5.9 2.1 7.9 6.1 18.3 6.1 1.9
Stomach cancer 16.8 13.5 11.7 3.9 13.7 31.5 15.1 4.9 9.3 14.2 18.7 25.1 4.5 5.3 21.5 35.5 14.2 3.3
Colon and rectum cancers 10.2 8.1 11.0 13.7 7.6 6.5 4.2 4.8 17.0 13.6 5.2 17.0 8.9 3.7 14.6 8.7 6.0 4.1
Liver cancer 13.6 20.9 25.6 3.6 4.9 11.1 6.2 5.0 6.2 5.6 3.6 4.6 15.9 3.1 15.7 30.5 12.2 10.1
Pancreas cancer 3.8 1.6 3.4 6.3 4.2 4.7 1.8 2.2 6.6 5.6 5.3 6.7 2.2 1.5 7.1 2.5 1.0 0.2
Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers 28.8 7.9 11.5 40.1 19.3 6.5 17.7 15.9 39.5 44.2 19.7 48.9 26.0 19.4 26.3 29.1 25.1 13.8
Melanoma of the skin 1.2 2.7 2.6 3.2 1.7 2.5 0.4 0.2 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.6 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.2 0.2 2.4
Breast cancer 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cervix uteri cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Corpus uteri cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ovary cancer 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Prostate cancer 8.7 33.3 27.9 12.7 16.2 24.9 4.5 4.3 14.3 8.8 2.9 7.8 5.6 4.1 5.7 0.9 1.9 1.5
Bladder cancer 4.1 8.4 5.8 3.6 2.6 2.2 5.6 17.7 6.0 6.7 4.0 6.1 2.9 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.3 0.8
Lymphomas, multiple myeloma 5.5 15.1 13.5 9.2 4.9 8.3 7.3 6.3 7.1 5.7 4.4 3.5 5.8 4.6 5.1 1.5 3.6 5.5
Leukaemia 4.8 4.9 6.7 5.9 4.7 6.5 3.7 5.9 5.4 5.7 3.4 5.3 4.2 3.3 3.9 4.6 2.6 2.6
Other malignant neoplasms 14.0 20.2 31.0 16.6 18.9 23.0 14.6 8.4 21.4 23.6 16.0 26.1 10.2 11.3 13.6 5.2 10.3 8.5