Asia Cancer Trends Study Prostate Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death globally, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by 2020. Almost half of the world’s new cancer cases will happen in Asia. In China, cancer is the leading cause of death in both urban and rural areas. An eight-year-old girl recently became China’s youngest lung cancer patient, with doctors attributing her condition to air pollution. Lung cancer is the most common cancer in Asia, followed by stomach cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer and liver cancer.