Special Report

Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

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20. Latvia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 302.2 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 74.5 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $1,429
> Population 65 and over: 19.8%

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19. Slovenia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 304.9 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.8 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $2,734
> Population 65 and over: 19.1%

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18. Serbia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 307.8 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 75.2 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $1,324
> Population 65 and over: 17.4%

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17. Luxembourg
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 309.3 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.3 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $6,382
> Population 65 and over: 14.3%

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16. Switzerland
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 311.0 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.9 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $7,583
> Population 65 and over: 18.4%