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Aging and the cancer burden in Latin America and the Caribbean: Time to act

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Objective To describe the cancer burden in adults aged 65 years and older in Latin America and the Caribbean to serve as rational for improving cancer control planning among region's older population. Materials and Methods Using the up-to-date GLOBOCAN estimates for 2018, we describe the cancer burden including key patterns for the major cancer sites among adults aged 65 years and older in Latin America and the Caribbean. We also predict the future burden in 2040 by applying population projec...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jgo.2019.02.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Geriatric Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
5
Pages:
799-804
Publication date:
2019-03-07
Acceptance date:
2020-02-26
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ISSN:
1879-4068
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1124905
Local pid:
pubs:1124905
Deposit date:
2020-08-10

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