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South Korea - Annual Report of Cancer Statistics in Korea in 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
국가암등록사업 연례 보고서 (2008년 암등록통계)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative

The National Cancer Registration Annual Report 2008 provides statistics on cancer incidence, survival, and prevalence. Data is collected from the hospital-based Korean Central Cancer Registry (KCCR), 11 population-based cancer registries, and site-specific cancer registries. The report also utilizes data from death certificates.

Tabulations in the report include cancer incidence numbers and rates by site, sex, and 5-year age groups at the national and regional levels, prevalence numbers and rates, and relative survival by site and sex.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

Korea Central Cancer Registry, Ministry of Health and Welfare (South Korea). Annual Report of Cancer Statistics in Korea in 2008. Goyang-si, South Korea: National Cancer Center (South Korea), 2010.