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Table 2 Existing cancer registries in the Caribbean

From: African-Caribbean cancer consortium for the study of viral, genetic and environmental cancer risk factors

Country Type of Registry Year of Establishment Estimated Mid-Year Population (2007) [22]
Cuba National Cancer Registry 1964 11,416,987
Bahamas National Cancer Registry ? 305,655
Grenada Prostate Cancer Registry 1996 92,014
Guyana National Cancer Registry 2000 769,095
Jamaica Urban Cancer Registry 1959 2,780,132
Martinique National Cancer Registry 1983 439,202
Netherlands Antilles* National Cancer Registry 1977 223,472
Trinidad and Tobago National Cancer Registry 1994 1,056,608
  1. *Includes six Dutch-Caribbean islands (Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten)
  2. The Jamaican cancer registration currently occurs in urban areas only (Kingston and St. Andrew).