1 Department of Health, Government of the HKSAR, Health facts of Hong Kong: 2015 Edition.
2 Statistics for the year 2014, the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority website.
3 2005-2014 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 2016, 2005-2011 statistics, 5-year relative survival rates for cancer at diagnosis.
5 Union Hospital fee schedules and media reports. The cost of treatment is calculated based on the normal prevalence for a period of 3 years' treatment. Cancer is assumed to be treated by surgery, chemotherapy and targeted therapies.
6 2005 – 2014 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 April 2017). 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.