Life Times, which is under People’s Daily, published a “China Cancer Map” showing the geographic distribution of the cancer cases in China.
Including all cities in China, the forms of cancer with the highest occurrences are thyroid cancer and breast cancer. Lung cancer ranks the highest in the three provinces in northeast China and Yunnan provinces. Jiangsu Province has the highest number of cases of gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and liver cancer.
The map shows that liver cancer cases occur mostly in the coastal provinces of Zhejiang, Guangxi, and Jiangsu, while the provinces of Liaoning, Shandong, Gansu, Jiangsu, and Fujian tend to have more colorectal cancer cases. Gynecological cancer cases appear to be concentrated in Inner Mongolia, and the provinces of Shanxi, Shaanxi, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi.
Sources: Life Times reprinted by Huanqiu, December 17, 2014