1 Department of Health, Government of the HKSAR, Health facts of Hong Kong: 2018 Edition.
2 Statistics for the year 2016, the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority website.
3 2007-2016 statistics of average prevalence rate of cancers of different parts of the body, the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority website.
4 American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures 2018, 2007-2013 statistics, 5-year relative survival rates for cancer at diagnosis.
5 Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital fee schedules, Union Hospital fee schedules, Hong Kong Cancer Fund and media reports. The cost of treatment is calculated based on the normal prevalence. Cancer is assumed to be treated by surgery, chemotherapy and targeted therapies.
6 2007 – 2016 statistics, the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority website.
The information was extracted from AIA’s Research of Critical Illness Trends and Medical Expenses by GfK Hong Kong, an independent market research company (data collected in March 2019). The above information above was gathered from external sources on a general basis and is for reference only. Please refer to the related data and information collection statement for details.