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Age-Specific Incidence of Cancer in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, 2003-2007

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General Info
Geography 
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 12/2007
Summary 

The Jamaica Cancer Registry began in 1958 and has operated continuously since that time. It gathers data on cancer in the populations of the Kingston and St. Andrew areas. This report includes diagnoses from these resident populations for 2003-2007. Data were coded using ICD-9 and tabulated by age and sex, using the average population for the period as provided by the Statistical Institue of Jamaica. 

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Authors 
Gibson TN, Hanchard B, Waugh N, McNaughton D
Journal 
West Indian Med J
Volume 
59
Issue 
5
Pages 
456-464
Publication year 
2010
Suggested citation 
Gibson TN, Hanchard B, Waugh N, McNaughton D, University of the West Indies. Age-Specific Incidence of Cancer in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, 2003-2007. West Indian Med J. 2010; 59(5): 456-464.