Navigation Links
Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise 75% by 2030
Date:5/31/2012

THURSDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- The worldwide incidence of cancer is expected to increase 75 percent by 2030, with a projected increase of more than 90 percent in the poorest nations, a new study reveals.

Rates of certain types of cancer (such as cervical and stomach cancer) appear to be declining in some developing countries, but these reductions are likely to be offset by substantial increases in the types of cancer associated with a "westernized" lifestyle, including breast, prostate and colorectal cancer, according to the report published online May 31 in The Lancet Oncology.

For the study, researchers analyzed International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) data from 184 countries in 2008 in order to examine how current and future cancer trends vary between countries based on their levels of development, as measured by their Human Development Index (HDI).

Currently, countries with a low HDI (mainly nations in sub-Saharan Africa) have a high incidence of cancers associated with infection (particularly cervical cancer), as well as liver cancer, stomach cancer and Kaposi's sarcoma. Countries with a higher HDI (such as Australia, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom) have higher rates of cancers associated with smoking (lung cancer), reproductive risk factors, obesity and diet (breast, prostate and colorectal cancer).

Improved living standards in countries with a lower HDI may lead to a decrease in some infection-related cancers, but these countries may see a sharp increase in the types of cancer currently seen in higher-development countries, the researchers pointed out in a journal news release.

Cancer incidence rates could increase by 93 percent in low HDI countries by 2030, and by 78 percent in medium HDI countries (such as South Africa, China and India) over the same period, according to study leader Dr. Freddie Bray, of IARC, and colleagues.

The investigators also found that rates
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New initiative aims to increase mobility for disabled children worldwide
2. Infection Causes 1 in 6 Cancers Worldwide: Study
3. Measles Deaths Falling Worldwide
4. Terry Fox Research Institute aims to change diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer worldwide
5. Breast Cancer Rates Jump Worldwide, Study Finds
6. St. John Hospital 1st in Michigan to enroll patient in worldwide drug-coated balloon trial
7. Paper Money Worldwide Tainted With BPA: Study
8. Heart disease and stroke worldwide tied to national income
9. Diabetes on Upswing Worldwide
10. Model developed to improve combination vaccine accessibility worldwide
11. Obesity Has Nearly Doubled Worldwide Since 1980: Report
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise 75% by 2030
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Punzoné , the first ... U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks ... the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and ... and today it shares its favorite Italian cocktails and encourages ... Italy - even if it is only in a glass. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Do you ever feel difficulty ... a wonderful app Metassessor for teachers, specialists and parents. ... helped its client “Intervention Development LLC” to launch Metassessor ... designed for iOS 4.3 or later and is Compatible ... optimized for iPhone 5. It is now available on ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The leading review website, Top10BestSEOHosting.com, has ... GreenGeeks are the best Dedicated Server Hosting suppliers. ... want to buy high quality hosting and save ... manager of Top10BestSEOHosting.com says, “We believe that iPage ... everyone. A lot of the global clients enjoy ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... York (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dr. ... Population Fund, welcomes news of a ceasefire agreement that ... more than 200 girls who were kidnapped from the ... have languished in captivity long enough, and it is ... and communities," stated Dr. Osotimehin. , "We owe it ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... working in the garment industry for decades, LunaDress’ dress specialists ... one of the company’s top designers, many ladies like prom ... add beauty to them. Chiffon floor length outfits are also ... selection of 2014 long prom dresses. , As a ... in over 20 popular designs. The company intends to meet ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 3Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com Considers iPage And GreenGeeks As The Best Dedicated Server Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:2014 Long Prom Dresses From LunaDress Now Available In Over 20 Popular Designs 2
... , THURSDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) --,Smoking ... are genetically susceptible to the mental health disorder, according ... population have the variant of the serotonin gene (5-HTT) ... Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. They analyzed ...
... CHINA (October 13, 2011) Autism Speaks, the world,s ... largest genomic organization in the world and a global ... to create the world,s largest library of sequenced genomes ... Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE), this collaboration ...
... will benefit from a new, pan-Canadian Terry Fox Research ... in which ovarian cancer is diagnosed and managed. ... a total of $5-million in funding for a five-year, ... will identify new biomarkers to predict and treat this ...
... disparities between Latinos and non-Latino whites, mostly from a policy ... perspective of the patient, in terms of access, use and ... how do the physicians feel about the quality of care ... patients, compared with physicians whose patients are primarily white and ...
... Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Oct. ... esophageal cancer for patients with a condition known as ... once reported, a large new Danish study suggests. ... people, researchers determined that those with Barrett,s esophagus -- ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans ... cancer have worse overall and recurrence-free survival rates than whites, ... nearly 15,000 black and white colorectal cancer surgery patients who ... between 1977 and 2002. All the patients received the same ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Autism Speaks and BGI to complete whole genome sequencing on 10,000 with autism 2Health News:Terry Fox Research Institute aims to change diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer worldwide 2Health News:Terry Fox Research Institute aims to change diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer worldwide 3Health News:Physicians treating Latinos have high hurdles to jump, study shows 2Health News:Esophageal Cancer Risk Less Dire for Certain Patients: Study 2Health News:Esophageal Cancer Risk Less Dire for Certain Patients: Study 3Health News:Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Colon Cancer Surgery 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... Norgine B.V. today announced that the Phase ... NER1006, presented at the 79 th Annual Scientific ... Philadelphia, PA , has met its primary ... of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality bowel ... screening colonoscopy patients. [1] (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/633895-a) ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... Wash. , Oct. 20, 2014 CTI ... that it will report its third quarter 2014 financial ... of the U.S. financial markets. Following the announcement, members ... call to discuss the results and provide a general ... Access to the event can be obtained as follows: ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... , Oct. 18, 2014  In a ... Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation,s largest lesbian, gay, ... endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis ... tool used to prevent the spread of a ... the only brand name anti-HIV drug combination currently ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2CTI BioPharma to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 29, 2014 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3
... Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB: MLSS), the recognized leader ... filed its 2010 year-end results for the 12 months ... Exchange Commission on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. ... April 4, 2011 beginning at 4:15 PM Eastern Daylight ...
... UBM Canon and IVD Technology ... The Fundamentals of In Vitro Diagnostics. This one-hour event will ... and will offer an in-depth analysis and discussion from ... With the advent of the sequencing of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Milestone Scientific Will Host Its 2011 Conference Call on Monday, April 4, 2011 2"IVD Technology" Announces Upcoming Webcast: Omics and the Development of IVDs 2"IVD Technology" Announces Upcoming Webcast: Omics and the Development of IVDs 3
... Topcon combines the best 32-bit software package ... hardware offerings to bring you a fast ... high-resolution package takes advantage of the Compaq ... latest graphics capture technology and a formidable ...
... The new TM-1 is a ... that provides precise measurement of ... transmission for all types of ... to easily connect with a ...
Inquire...
... This power table has everything that ... instrumentation. The new AIT-15 offers 20 mm ... convenience outlets, and locking castors to secure ... work perfectly for most any application. Use ...
Medicine Products: