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Table 4 Five most common cancers in men and women in different regions of Asia

From: Managing the changing burden of cancer in Asia

Sex Asian geographical region  
West Asia South Central Asia South East Asia East Asia
Men Lung, colon and rectum, bladder, prostate, stomach Lung, oral cavity, pharynx, stomach, oesophagus Lung, liver, stomach, colon and rectum, prostate Lung, stomach, liver, colon and rectum, oesophagus
Women Breast, colon and rectum, stomach Cervix, breast, oral cavity, ovary, oesophagus Breast, cervix, colon and rectum, lung, liver Breast, lung, stomach, colon and rectum, liver
  1. Source: adapted from Ferlay et al. [3].