Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality - Caribbean Region, 2003-2013.

  title={Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality - Caribbean Region, 2003-2013.},
  author={Hilda Razzaghi and Sarah Quesnel-Crooks and Recinda Sherman and Rachael H Joseph and Betsy Kohler and Glennis M Andall-Brereton and Marsha A Ivey and Brenda Kay Edwards and Les Mery and Vilma Pinheiro Gawryszewski and Mona S Saraiya},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={65 49},
Cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide (1); in 2012, an estimated 65% of all cancer deaths occurred in the less developed regions of the world (2). In the Caribbean region, cancer is the second leading cause of mortality, with an estimated 87,430 cancer-related deaths reported in 2012 (3). The Pan American Health Organization defines the Caribbean region as a group of 27 countries that vary in size, geography, resources, and surveillance systems.* CDC calculated site- and sex… CONTINUE READING
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