Information on cancer burden originates from cancer registries:
- population-based cancer registries collect data from different sources and in a systematic way on all new diagnoses in a population
- standardisation and harmonisation of data collection and analysis allows comparability across EU countries and temporal monitoring of the cancer dynamics.
Providing up-to-date cancer burden indicators across Europe, exploring geographical patterns and temporal trends of incidence, mortality, and survival data for the major cancer entities.
Context Non-communicable diseases are the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. Cancer accounts for more deaths in people under 65 in the EU than any other...