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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 13 995 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.995

Research

Cancer in Santiago Island, Cape Verde: data from the Hospital Agostinho Neto Cancer Registry (2017–2018)

This report describes the cancer cases that occurred between 2017 and 2018 in Santiago Island, Cape Verde, according to the Hospital Agostinho Neto Cancer Registry. The five most common cancers were prostate, breast, stomach, cervix and oesophageal in order of frequency. There are no national data. Therefore, it is essential to create the conditions for the establishment of Cape Verde’s population-based cancer registry as quickly as possible.

Keywords: Santiago Island, Cape Verde, Hospital Agostinho Neto, cancer registry

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