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Gynecologic cancer mortality in Trinidad and Tobago and comparisons of mortality-to-incidence rate ratios across global regions.

Authors
  • Llanos, Adana A M1, 2
  • Warner, Wayne A3
  • Luciani, Silvana4
  • Lee, Tammy Y5
  • Bajracharya, Smriti6
  • Slovacek, Simeon5
  • Roach, Veronica7
  • Lamont-Greene, Marjorie7
  • 1 Department of Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health and Division of Population Science, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. [email protected] , (Jersey)
  • 2 Department of Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, Room 211, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA. [email protected]
  • 3 Oncology Division, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  • 4 Cancer Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA.
  • 5 Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • 6 Center for Public Health Systems Science, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  • 7 Dr. Elizabeth Quamina Cancer Registry, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt. Hope, Trinidad and Tobago. , (Trinidad & Tobago)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer Causes & Control
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
28
Issue
11
Pages
1251–1263
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10552-017-0961-4
PMID: 28917021
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Given its status as a high-income economy, the relatively high gynecologic cancer MIRs observed in TT are striking. These findings highlight the urgent need for improved cancer surveillance, screening, and treatment for these (and other) cancers in this Caribbean nation.

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