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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.