“Cancer” The leading cause of death worldwide.
Department of Medical Services and Ministry of Public Health stated that the mortality rate in the world’s cancer situation tends to increase every year
According to the report of the National Cancer Control Programme (2018-2022) of the Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health. It states that cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide and increased every year. Cancer is a public health problem in every country.
(The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 there will be about 19.3 million new cancer cases worldwide and deaths, the nearly 10 million is death by cancers. it can be said that 1 of 6 people in worldwide pass away by cancer. The top 5 causes of death from cancer are Lung cancer, Colorectal cancer, Liver cancer, Gastric cancer and Breast cancer, respectively.
Thank you for information from Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health, Thai Health Report 2021