The Top 5 Deadliest Types of Male Cancer Worldwide in 2002

  Type of Cancer Percentage of Cancer Deaths
1 Lung cancer 22.3%
2 Stomach cancer 11.8%
3 Liver cancer 11.0%
4 Colon and rectum cancer 7.3%
5 Oesophagus Cancer 6.9%
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  1. Worldwide there are approximately 5.2 million deaths from injuries every year and non-fatal injuries account for about one-tenth of the global burden of disease. Injuries may be divided into two categories: unintentional injuries, including road traffic injuries, drowning, burns, poisoning and falls; and intentional injuries, which result from deliberate acts of violence against oneself or others.
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Sources:  International Agency for Research on Cancer. GLOBOCAN 2002

List Notes: Data represents percentage of male worldwide deaths from all types of cancer.
Deadliest Types of Male Cancer Worldwide in 2002

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