Japan's three-year cancer survival rate at 71%

National / Science & Health Sep 12, 2018

Japan's three-year cancer survival rate at 71%

The three-year survival rate stood at 71.3 percent for people who were diagnosed with cancer in Japan in 2011, the National Cancer Center said in a survey report Wednesday. The survey covered some 300,000 patients at 268 designated hospitals for cancer treatment and other institutions ...

National Jul 11, 2014

Surge in cancer cases projected this year

The National Cancer Center predicts 882,200 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year in Japan, while 367,100 people will die of the disease. The figures compare with a previously estimated 805,236 patients in 2010 and 360,963 actual deaths in 2012, the center said, attributing ...