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Argentina Atlas of Cancer Mortality 1997-2001

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Atlas de mortalidad por cáncer en Argentina 1997-2001
Geography 
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1997 - 12/2001
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

At the time of this publication, Argentina had two population-based cancer registries in the department of Concordia in Entre Rios province and in the south of Buenos Aires province. The cancer atlas provides cancer mortality numbers and rates for the entire country, based on data from the country's vital registration system.

The cancer data is presented by five-year age groups, sex, and province, and cancers are coded in ICD-10.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Angel H. Roffo Institute of Oncology, Directorate of Health Statistics and Information, Ministry of Health (Argentina), Piedmont Reference Center for Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention (Italy). Argentina Atlas of Cancer Mortality 1997-2001. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Angel H. Roffo Institute of Oncology.