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Italy: new cancer cases among males 2018, by type of cancer

Estimated number of new cancer cases among males in Italy in 2018, by type of cancer

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Italy: new cancer cases among males 2018, by type of cancer In 2018, 35,300 males were newly diagnosed with prostate cancer in Italy. Pertaining to new diagnosis among males, prostate cancer was the one with the highest incidence, followed by colorectum and lung tumors, with 28,800 and 27,900 new cases recorded, respectively.  
Most frequently diagnosed cancers among females

Breast cancer was the most common one among females. In 2018, breast cancer accounted for 29 percent of new cancer cases diagnosed among women . Colorectal and lung cancer followed with shares of 13 and eight percent, respectively.  

Cancer mortality rates and clinical trials

The cancer mortality rate has generally decreased over time , even though the decline was more remarkable among men than women. The cancer mortality rate was higher in the macro-region including the south and the islands than in other Italian areas. Aosta Valley was the region with the highest prostate cancer mortality rate , and the second after Sardinia with the   most significant breast cancer mortality rate .  
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Estimated number of new cancer cases among males in Italy in 2018, by type of cancer

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