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Guyana Cancer Report 2000-2004

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General Info
Geography 
Guyana (GUY)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2000 - 12/2004
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

This report provides incidence and mortality data from the first years of the national Guyana Cancer Registry which was established in May 2000. Data are provided on the distribution of select cancers, incidence rates, case-fatality rates, and survival. Data are broken down by region, ethnicity, stages of cancer, ten year age groups, and location of diagnosis. The data are not coded.

For rates provided in the report, the population numbers were taken from results of the 1999 Guyana Survey of Living Conditions.

Citation
Suggested citation 

Guyana Cancer Registry, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ministry of Health (Guyana). Guyana Cancer Report 2000-2004. Guyana: Guyana Cancer Registry.