Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic
This topical information of the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic provides data about cancer cases newly reported to the Czech National Cancer Registry (CNCR). The total number of 83,581 cases of malignant neoplasms (MN) and in situ neoplasms was reported to the CNCR in 2011. In comparison to the previous year the incidence slightly increased by less than half a percent. In the same year 27,171 persons died for oncological diseases (2 % decrease). After the age standardization to the European population this means a slight year decrease in incidence (1.2 %) and reduction in mortality (4.5 %). The most frequent diagnoses of MN in 2011 included colorectal cancer, neoplasms of trachea, bronchus and lung, breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men. In summary, a slight decline in standardized incidence occurred in selected cancer diagnoses (with the exception of trachea, bronchus and lung and breast cancer in women). The mortality statistics is suplied by the Czech Statistical Office.
Keywords: Neoplasms, Epidemiology, Incidence, Mortality, Registries