Special Report

Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

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10. The Netherlands
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 334.1 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 81.5 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $5,313
> Population 65 and over: 18.8%

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9. Norway
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 337.8 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.5 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $6,222
> Population 65 and over: 16.8%

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8. Denmark
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 340.4 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.7 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $5,083
> Population 65 and over: 19.7%

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7. France
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 344.1 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.3 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $4,542
> Population 65 and over: 19.7%

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6. Belgium
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 345.8 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 81.0 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $4,782
> Population 65 and over: 18.6%