“Lyon/Geneva, 12 December 2013 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC),
the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, today released the latest data on
cancer incidence, mortality, and prevalence worldwide.1 The new version of IARC’s online
database, GLOBOCAN 2012, provides the most recent estimates for 28 types of cancer in 184
countries worldwide and offers a comprehensive overview of the global cancer burden.”

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