Infographic: Caribbean Cancer Registries

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Caribbean Cancer Info Graphic XL

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In the Caribbean CANCER is the 2nd leading cause of death

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

Page last reviewed: July 11, 2017
Content source: Global Health