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Cancer Incidence in state Mato Grosso/Brazil: Analysis of population-based registry (2007 a 2011)




Incidence, Population-based cancer registries, Cancer, Epidemiology


Objective: To analyze five types of cancer health region in the state of Mato Grosso disaggregated by sex. Methods: A descriptive ecological study of the health regions of the state of Mato Grosso using two population-based data sets the incidence of cancer from the Mato Grosso interior and Cuiabá population-based cancer registries. Age-adjusted annual incidence rates were calculated for the 1960 world population, disaggregated by sex, for the period 2007 to 2011. Results: The most frequent cancer types were prostate, female breast, cervix, lung, colorectal and stomach cancers in the state of Mato Grosso the period 2007 and 2011, however, we are still facing some problems completeness and data quality. The highest incidence rates of cancer per 100,000 inhabitants per health region Tangará da Serra and Sinop and Rondonópolis and Porto Alegre do Norte. Conclusions: The importance of identifying the main cancers is an important factor in the strategy of cancer prevention and control actions, as well as to understand this magnitude and impact on society. For this, it is necessary to continue to improve the quality of information available in the population-based cancer registries in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.


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Oliveira, J. F. P., Lima, F. C. da S. de, Galvão, N. D., & Souza, P. C. F. de. (2022). Cancer Incidence in state Mato Grosso/Brazil: Analysis of population-based registry (2007 a 2011). In SciELO Preprints.


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