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Table 1 The number and the distribution of the 10 most frequent cancers diagnosed in Denmark and the cancer distribution by type in the study

From: Time intervals from first symptom to treatment of cancer: a cohort study of 2,212 newly diagnosed cancer patients

Cancers in DK (N = 33501 in 2003)* Cancers in this study (N = 2212)
1. Breast cancer (4027 - 12.0%) 1. Lung cancer (328 - 14.8%)
2. Colorectal cancer (3576 - 10.7%) 2. Breast cancer (311 - 14.1%)
3. Lung cancer (3500 - 10.4%) 3. Colorectal cancer (291 - 13.2%)
4. Prostate cancer (2378 - 7.1%) 4. Prostate cancer (214 - 9.7%)
5. Bladder cancer (1710 - 5.1%) 5. Melanoma (131 - 5.9%)
6. Melanoma (1222 - 3.6%) 6. Bladder cancer (80 - 3.6%)
7. CNS cancer (898 - 2.7%) 7. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (65 - 2.9%)
8. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (828 - 2.5%) 8. Pancreas cancer (63 - 2.8%)
9. Pancreas cancer (700 - 2.1%) 9. Ovarian cancer (59 - 2.7%)
10. Leukaemia (694 - 2.1%) 10. Corpus uteri cancer (47 - 2.1%)
  1. * Including cancers in patients younger than 18 years