Cancers: a major cause of death worldwide

Cancer, the second leading cause of death in the world1, with 17 million new cases (per year) and 9.5 million deaths in 2018. Nearly one in six deaths worldwide is due to cancer. Forecast by 2040: 27.5 million new cancer cases and 16.3 million cancer deaths.

Key figures

2nd

leading cause of death

in the world.

17

million

new cases per year.

Focus on the 4 main cancers2

Lung cancer

1st most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world and 1st cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women.

2.1 million of new cases and1.8 million deaths (18.4%) in 2018.

Breast cancer

Most common cancer for women, 2nd most common cancer overall, 5th most fatal cancer.


2.1 million new cases and 626 679 deaths (6.6%) in 2018.

Colorectal cancer

3rd most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world and 2nd most fatal cancer.


1.8 million new cases and 880 792 (9.2%) in 2018.

Prostate cancer

4th most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world and the 8th most fatal cancer.


1.3 million new cases and 358 989 (3,8%) in 2018.

Do you know the main risk factors for cancer?

Currently 30 to 50% of cancers can be prevented3.
Approximately one third of cancer deaths are due to the 5 main behavioural and dietary risk factors:

SMOKING

UNHEALTHY DIET
OBESITY AND OVERWEIGHT
LACK OF PHYSICAL EXERCICE
ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
Oncology - Be an engaged patient in your own health

3 Keys to be engaged in your own health!

KNOW HOW TO ACT BETTER

MOBILE APPLICATIONS

Access to reliable therapeutic education content on cancers and personalized advice on quitting smoking, daily physical activity, nutrition, etc.

REACH YOUR GOALS

MOBILE APPLICATIONS

self-monitoring notebook, reminder of appointments and treatment intakes, sending questionnaires before a chemotherapy session, exchanges with a community of patients.

CONNECTED SCALE

Some models allows the measurement of BMI (Body Mass Index), muscle mass, fat mass, visceral fat rate.

COMMUNICATE MORE WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN

MOBILE APPLICATIONS + CLOUD

Information recorded on mobile applications is collected on a secure cloud accessible to medical teams. This digital innovation allows remote monitoring of patients and avoiding the occurrence of complications.

PRE-CONSULTATION

Allows to collect key patient information (data) upstream to better prepare for the consultation.

TELEMONITORING

Allows remote monitoring of high-risk patients and prevention of re-hospitalization, real-time therapeutic adjustments…