The report released earlier this week at the 5th International Cancer Control Congress in Peru, showed that while deaths from cancer were decreasing in some countries of the Americas for certain kinds of cancers, deaths from other cancers were on the rise. Overall, cancer is holding steady as the second-leading cause of death in the Americas, claiming an estimated 1. Mexico, Nicaragua and El Salvador have the lowest cancer mortality rates.
Breast cancer can be detected early and treated successfully. Cervical cancer is perhaps the most preventable through education, vaccination against the human papilloma virus HPVscreening, early detection and treatment," said Dr James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency. This is the first time that information on cancer mortality for the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean is published in a prestigious peer review journal.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Trends in breast cancer mortality in Trinidad and Tobago--a year study. This study examines the breast cancer mortality patterns and trends in the Caribbean island state, Trinidad and Tobago for the year period,
Obesity is prevalent in four English-speaking Caribbean nations, while cancer mortality rates are the highest in one English-speaking and two Spanish-speaking countries in the region. Deaths in Latin American and Caribbean men are primarily due to prostate, lung, stomach and colorectal cancers. Breast cancer is the main killer of women in the region, followed by stomach, lung, cervical and colorectal cancers, the report said. Luciani said.
Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are decreasing or stabilizing in most parts of the world, with the United States recording the biggest drop in incidence, according to results presented at the AACR Annual MeetingMarch April 3. Despite the trend toward declining or stabilizing rates, prostate cancer remains the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer death among men worldwide, said the study's lead author, MaryBeth Freeman, MPH, senior associate scientist, Surveillance Research, at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. Researchers examined prostate cancer incidence and mortality patterns across five continents using the most recent cancer incidence data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and mortality data from the World Health Organization.
Breast cancer in the world: Incidence and mortality. Lyon, France. The aim of this paper is to describe the burden of breast cancer in the world, as the now most common cancer in women in the globe.
Correspondence Address : Dr. Background: Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women in the world and Trinidad and Tobago is ranked 18 th in the world with respect to the rate of occurrence. Since there is very scanty literature available on the epidemiology of ovarian cancer in the Caribbean region, this study was undertaken to assess the most common risk factors, presenting symptoms and common histological varieties in Trinidad.
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Adetunji T. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, as well as the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, with over half occurring in developing countries. The authors utilized an online survey to evaluate the availability, accessibility, quality control and assurance, and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for both private and public early detection facilities.