GBD Cancer Compare

Updated May 16, 2024

Analyze updated estimates of the world’s health for 52 cancers from 1990 to 2021 in this interactive tool. Use maps and treemaps, arrow diagrams, and many other charts to compare cancer causes and risks within a country, compare countries with regions or the world, and explore patterns and trends by country, age, and sex. Results at the subnational level are also available for select countries. Drill down from a global view into specific details. Compare expected and observed trends. Watch how cancer patterns have changed over time. Learn which causes of cancer are having more impact and which are waning.

Measures available include:
•    Deaths
•    Years of life lost (YLLs)
•    Years lived with disability (YLDs)
•    Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs)
•    Incidence
•    Prevalence

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Open data visualization


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). GBD Cancer Compare Data Visualization. Seattle, WA: IHME, University of Washington, 2024. Available from (Accessed [INSERT DATE])

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