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South Korea - Annual Report of Cancer Statistics in Korea in 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
국가암등록사업 연례 보고서 (2013년 암등록통계)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Subnationally representative

The National Cancer Registration Annual Report 2013 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.