Lung cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death worldwide because of inadequate tobacco control policies.
Breast cancer accounts for almost a quarter of new cancer cases among women worldwide.
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women in low-HDI countries.
Many low- and middle-income countries are transitioning from infection-related cancers to lifestyle-related cancers.
The growing population of cancer survivors represents a global challenge for survivors and their families, employers, healthcare systems and governments.
The Spanish version of The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition was launched April 11, 2015. The Spanish translation was made possible with support from UICC and LALCEC.
Download The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition in Spanish (PDF; 73 MB)