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South Korea - Annual Report of Cancer Statistics in Korea in 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
국가암등록사업 연례 보고서 (2012년 암등록통계)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Series or system 
South Korea Central Cancer Registry
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative

The National Cancer Registration Annual Report 2012 provides statistics on cancer incidence 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 show number of new cancer cases and prevalent cases by site, sex, and 5-year age group for national, provincial, and metropolitan areas.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Korea Central Cancer Registry, Ministry of Health and Welfare (South Korea), National Cancer Center (South Korea). South Korea - Annual Report of Cancer Statistics in Korea in 2012. Goyang-si, South Korea: National Cancer Center (South Korea), 2014.