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In the Caribbean CANCER is the 2nd leading cause of death
  • Published Date:
    December 16, 2016
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 190.95 KB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Breast & Cervical Cancers responsible for most cancer deaths among caribbean females

    • 30% breast cancer

    • 18% cervical cancer

    Prostate & Lung Cancers responsible for most cancer deaths among Caribbean males

    • 47% Prostate Cancer

    • 24% Lung Cancer

    Everyone can do something

    It’s possible to reduce the leading causes of cancer deaths in the Caribbean

    • Prevention

    • Screening

    • Early Detection

    • Effective Treatment

    For more information please visit:

    www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6549a3.htm

    www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/research/articles/index.htm

    CS272346-Z

    caribbeancancer_info-508.pdf

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