Cervical cancer ranks 11th among the most frequently occurring cancers in women and 12th among the most frequent causes of cancer death in them.
Prostate cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer in men and the third cause of cancer death in men–after lung and colorectal cancers.
Lung cancer is the fourth most frequently occurring cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in EU-27 countries in 2020.
Skin melanoma is the fifth most diagnosed cancer in both men and women. It is one of 15 most frequent causes of cancer death, in both sexes.
The European Cancer Information System collects cancer statistics from EU countries to improve prevention and care programmes.
About JRC Digital Media Hub
JRC Digital Media Hub helps you easily discover how the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) scientific research and advice are linked to our daily lives in the European Union.
You can explore our vast collection of animations, infographics, games, videos, virtual tours and other media by any science topic or Commission Priority according to your interests.
We are proud to tell about EU Science and open our doors to you. We invite you to explore and share our engaging digital content.