1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 5
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Introduction 11
2.1 Catalyst 11
2.2 Related Reports 12
2.3 Upcoming Reports 12

3 Epidemiology 13
3.1 Disease Background 13
3.2 Risk Factors and Comorbidities 15
3.3 Global Trends 17
3.3.1 Incidence 17
3.3.2 Relative Survival - 7MM 21
3.4 Forecast Methodology 23
3.4.1 Sources Used 28
3.4.2 Sources Not Used 31
3.4.3 Forecast Assumptions and Methods 31
3.5 Epidemiological Forecast for HNCs and Thyroid Cancer (2014-2024) 34
3.5.1 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer 34
3.5.2 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Nose, Sinuses, and Related Cancers 35
3.5.3 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Larynx Cancer 37
3.5.4 Diagnosed Incident Cases of HNCs 38
3.5.5 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Thyroid Cancer 40
3.5.6 Age-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer 41
3.5.7 Age-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Larynx Cancer 43
3.5.8 Age-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Thyroid Cancer 45
3.5.9 Sex-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer 47
3.5.10 Sex-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Larynx Cancer 49
3.5.11 Sex-Specific Diagnosed Incident Cases of Thyroid Cancer 51
3.5.12 Age-Standardized Diagnosed Incidence of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer 53
3.5.13 Age-Standardized Diagnosed Incidence of Larynx Cancer 55
3.5.14 Age-Standardized Diagnosed Incidence of Thyroid Cancer 56
3.5.15 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer by Clinical Stage at Diagnosis 57
3.5.16 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Larynx Cancer by Clinical Stage at Diagnosis 58
3.5.17 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Thyroid Cancer by Clinical Stage at Diagnosis 58
3.5.18 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer by Histology Distribution 59
3.5.19 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Nose, Sinuses, and Related Cancers by Histology Distribution 60
3.5.20 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Larynx Cancer by Histology Distribution 61
3.5.21 Diagnosed Incident Cases of Thyroid Cancer by Histology Distribution 62
3.5.22 Five-Year Diagnosed Prevalent Cases of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx Cancer 63
3.5.23 Five-Year Diagnosed Prevalent Cases of Larynx Cancer 65
3.5.24 Five-Year Diagnosed Prevalent Cases of Thyroid Cancer 67
3.6 Discussion 68
3.6.1 Epidemiological Forecast Insight 68
3.6.2 Limitations of the Alysis 69
3.6.3 Strengths of the Alysis 69

4 Appendix 71
4.1 Bibliography 71
4.2 About the Authors 75
4.2.1 Epidemiologists 75
4.2.2 Reviewers 75
4.2.3 Global Director of Therapy Alysis and Epidemiology 76
4.2.4 Global Head of Healthcare 77
4.3 About GlobalData 78
4.4 About EpiCast 78
4.5 Disclaimer 79