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Caribbean Region

Overall Statistics

 

Cuba

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Lung Cancer – Leading cause of cancer related deaths at 27%
Breast Cancer – #1 in incidence

Among Men

Lung Cancer – Leading cause of cancer related deaths at 31%
Prostate Cancer – #1 in incidence

Dominican Republic

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Breast Cancer #1 in incidence (45%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 37%

Among Men

Prostate Cancer -#1 in incidence (46%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 39%

Jamaica

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Breast Cancer – #1 in incidence (31%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 25%
Colorectum Cancer – #2 in incidence
Cervical Cancer – #2 cause of cancer related deaths at 22%

Among Men

Prostate Cancer – #1 in incidence (47%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 47%
Lung Cancer – #2 incidence and cause of cancer related deaths

Trinidad & Tobago

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Breast Cancer #1 in incidence (46%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 34%
Colorectum Cancer #2 in incidence Cervical Cancer #2 in cancer related deaths

Among Men

Prostate Cancer #1 in incidence (45%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 36%
Lung Cancer  #2 incidence and cause of cancer related deaths at 20%

Barbados

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Breast Cancer #1 in incidence (35%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 35%
Colorectum Cancer #2 in incidence and cause of cancer related deaths

Among Men

Prostate Cancer #1 in incidence (54%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 47%
Colorectum Cancer #2 in incidence and cause of cancer related deaths

Bahamas

HIGHLIGHTS

Among Women

Breast Cancer #1 in incidence (46%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 42%
Colorectum Cancer #2 in incidence and cause of cancer related deaths

Among Men

Prostate Cancer #1 in incidence (53%) and leading cause of cancer related deaths at 44%
Colorectum Cancer #2 in incidence and cause of cancer related deaths

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