Using surveillance data to understand cancer trends: an overview in Morocco

  title={Using surveillance data to understand cancer trends: an overview in Morocco},
  author={Majdouline Obtel and Badi{\^a}a Lyoussi and Nabil Tachfouti and Simone Mathoulin Pelissier and C. Nejjari},
  booktitle={Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique},
BACKGROUND The aim was to use the existing surveillance data sources of cancer in Morocco that could be used to better describe cancer mortality and incidence trends in Morocco. METHODS National incidence data were derived from population-based cancer registries. Mortality data were collected from the international GLOBOCAN database. RESULTS An overview of the main results was presented. In general, the most commonly diagnosed cancers in men are lung and prostates whereas in women, breast… CONTINUE READING
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