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Cancer patterns, trends, and transitions in Peru: a regional perspective

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dc.contributor.author Piñeros, Marion
dc.contributor.author Ramos, Willy
dc.contributor.author Antoni, Sébastien
dc.contributor.author Abriata, Graciela
dc.contributor.author Medina, Luis E.
dc.contributor.author Miranda, J. Jaime
dc.contributor.author Payet, Eduardo
dc.contributor.author Bray, Freddie
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-25T15:02:19Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-25T15:02:19Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4613
dc.description.abstract Peru, like several other South American countries, is experiencing remarkable population growth, ageing, and urbanisation, which has given rise to profound changes in its epidemiological profile. Prostate and breast cancer are the most frequent cancers in men and women, respectively, in Lima and Arequipa, the two areas with population-based cancer registries. However, infection-associated cancers (cervix and stomach) are also common, and rank highest in the national cancer mortality profile. Although a foundation of surveillance informs cancer-control initiatives in Peru, improvements in the vital statistics system, and the quality and use of incidence data for the planning and assessment of cancer prevention and control actions, are needed. Existing population-based cancer registries in Lima and Arequipa, and linkages to the established national mandatory cancer reporting system, are crucial for the collection of high-quality data on national cancer incidence. The delivery of effective cancer prevention and control measures requires sustained investment in the collection of high-quality data capable of informing policies and driving research programmes. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1474-5488
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Registries en_US
dc.subject Adult en_US
dc.subject Age Distribution en_US
dc.subject Breast Neoplasms/epidemiology/pathology en_US
dc.subject Female en_US
dc.subject Forecasting en_US
dc.subject Geography en_US
dc.subject Health Surveys en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Incidence en_US
dc.subject Male en_US
dc.subject Middle Aged en_US
dc.subject Neoplasms/epidemiology/pathology en_US
dc.subject Peru/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Prostatic Neoplasms/epidemiology/pathology en_US
dc.subject Sex Distribution en_US
dc.subject South America/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Survival Analysis en_US
dc.title Cancer patterns, trends, and transitions in Peru: a regional perspective en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30377-7
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.21


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