Any use of data published in this web-site should be referenced as follows:

Incidence/mortality data
Ferlay J, Soerjomataram I, Ervik M, Dikshit R, Eser S, Mathers C, Rebelo M, Parkin DM, Forman D, Bray, F.
GLOBOCAN 2012 v1.0, Cancer Incidence and Mortality Worldwide: IARC CancerBase No. 11 [Internet].
Lyon, France: International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2013. Available from:, accessed on day/month/year.

Prevalence data
Bray F, Ren JS, Masuyer E, Ferlay J. Estimates of global cancer prevalence for 27 sites in the adult population in 2008. Int J Cancer. 2013 Mar 1;132(5):1133-45. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27711. Epub 2012 Jul 26.

The following article reviews the sources and methods used in compiling the national cancer incidence and mortality estimates in GLOBOCAN 2012, and briefly describes the key results by cancer site and in 20 large areas of the world.

J. Ferlay, I. Soerjomataram, R. Dikshit, S. Eser, C. Mathers, M. Rebelo, D.M. Parkin, D. Forman, F. Bray (2014). Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012. International Journal of Cancer doi:10.1002/ijc.29210 PMID:25220842 Published online 9 October 2014