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Colorectal Cancer: Incidence and Mortality Rates | Screening Activities

Age-Adjusted Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates for 2008 for 32 countries, Organized by Region of the World, Participating in the ICSN*

*Data for Taiwan, a participating ICSN country, are not available

Region/Country Annual Incidence Rates per 100,000 (Male) Annual Colorectal Cancer Deaths per 100,000 (Male) Annual Incidence Rates per 100,000 (Female) Annual Colorectal Cancer Deaths per 100,000 (Female)
Europe
Belgium 44.0 14.3 28.6 9.5
Czech Republic 60.7 25.9 29.6 12.2
Denmark 45.2 18.9 35.2 13.3
Finland 27.6 10.7 19.8 7.0
France 36.0 14.1 24.1 8.7
Germany 45.2 15.9 27.3 9.5
Greece 15.4 9.1 11.5 6.1
Hungary 60.6 34.4 30.3 16.2
Iceland 34.9 12.0 26.7 9.1
Ireland 44.5 17.7 28.8 9.7
Italy 45.2 14.9 29.9 9.2
Luxembourg 40.9 13.9 25.9 7.9
Netherlands 43.3 16.4 31.0 11.7
Norway 41.3 17.5 35.2 13.5
Poland 32.7 19.4 17.6 10.2
Portugal 40.6 19.6 24.1 10.7
Spain 39.7 18.1 22.9 9.5
Sweden 31.7 12.9 26.0 9.8
Switzerland 31.0 11.5 21.5 7.5
United Kingdom 36.2 13.9 23.5 9.1
North America
Canada 45.4 14.4 31.8 9.4
United States 34.1 9.9 25.0 7.7
South America
Brazil 12.0 6.5 11.4 5.8
Uruguay 32.7 19.6 24.5 13.8
Middle East
Israel 45.6 14.8 36.3 10.6
Saudi Arabia 14.3 10.1 9.8 6.9
Turkey 13.2 9.2 9.1 6.2
Asia/Pacific
Australia 46.0 15.9 32.1 9.5
Japan 41.7 15.2 22.8 8.9
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 46.9 14.0 25.6 7.4
Malaysia 19.6 13.0 15.5 10.2
New Zealand 44.1 16.9 37.5 14.2

Source: Globocan 2008, International Agency for Research on Cancer