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Table 1 Distribution of the number of cancers by site and gender from the IACC hospital-based cancer registry, 2012–2016

From: A hospital-based cancer registry in Luanda, Angola: the Instituto Angolano de Controlo do Cancer (IACC) Cancer registry

  Total Male Female
Cancer Site No. % No. % No. %
Lip and Oral Cavity 175 3.1 103 5.0 72 2.0
Nasopharynx 24 0.4 18 0.9 6 0.2
Oesophagus 132 2.4 95 4.6 37 1.0
Stomach 175 3.1 90 4.4 85 2.4
Colon and Rectum 155 2.8 94 4.6 61 1.7
Liver 141 2.5 85 4.1 56 1.6
Gallbladder 16 0.3 6 0.3 10 0.3
Pancreas 34 0.6 19 0.9 15 0.4
Nasal Cavity and Middle Ear 30 0.5 16 0.8 14 0.4
Larynx 76 1.4 65 3.2 11 0.3
Lung 99 1.8 69 3.4 30 0.8
Melanoma of Skin 56 1.0 21 1.0 35 1.0
Bone 68 1.2 36 1.7 32 0.9
Kaposi Sarcoma 241 4.3 154 7.5 87 2.5
Connective and Soft Tissue 182 3.2 96 4.7 86 2.4
Breast 1200 21.4 34 1.7 1166 32.8
Cervix Uteri 944 16.8 944 26.6
Corpus Uteri 74 1.3 74 2.1
Ovary 76 1.4 76 2.1
Prostate 397 7.1 397 19.3
Kidney 190 3.4 99 4.8 91 2.6
Bladder 76 1.4 33 1.6 43 1.2
Eye 181 3.2 83 4.0 98 2.8
Brain and CNS 41 0.7 15 0.7 26 0.7
Thyroid 37 0.7 13 0.6 24 0.7
Hodgkin Lymphoma 40 0.7 21 1.0 19 0.5
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 253 4.5 154 7.5 99 2.8
Multiple Myeloma 43 0.8 16 0.8 27 0.8
Leukaemia 135 2.4 76 3.7 59 1.7
Other and Unspecified Cancers 318 5.7 151 7.3 167 4.7
All cancers, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer 5609 100 2059 100 3550 100
  1. Legend: CNS Central Nervous System