This chart shows current worldwide Cancer Age-standardized Mortality Rate. Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide: it accounted for 7.4 million deaths (around 13% of all deaths) in 2004. To read more cancer facts visit WHO cancer facts.
Current World Cancer Age-standardized mortality rates: 129 per 100,000 population
Note: Age-standardized mortality rates by cause (per 100 000 population)
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