Deaths caused by cancer this year:
Deaths caused by cancer in the world - sources and methods
The data on cancer mortality displayed on Worldometers is based on the latest statistics published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
In 2005, 7.6 million people died of cancer out of 58 million deaths worldwide.
Based on projections , cancer deaths will continue to rise with an estimated 9 million people dying from cancer in 2015, and 11.4 million dying in 2030.
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