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Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults, Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, 1988–2007

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.070
Pages: 
21–7
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The burden of malignancy in adolescents and young adults in Jamaica is greater in females. In both genders, increasing age is accompanied by increased incidence rates and a progressive shift from non-epithelial to epithelial malignancies. This shift occurs earlier in females.

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Objective: To determine the distribution of malignancies in adolescents and young adults (AYA; 15 to 29
years) in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 09 Apr, 2013

Trends in Incidence and Histological Subtypes of Lung Cancer, Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, 1968–1997

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Pages: 
13–18
Synopsis: 
A 30-year review of lung cancers from Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, shows a progressive shift in the distribution of histological subtypes, mirroring similar trends that have been documented worldwide.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

A Fifty-year Review of Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Jamaica: 1958–2007

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Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.168

Objective: To determine the distribution of histologic subtypes of soft tissue sarcomas (STS) in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, according to age and topography.

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e-Published: 15 Feb, 2013

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A Fifty-year Review of Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Jamaica: 1958–2007

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DOI: 
Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.168
Pages: 
692–7
Synopsis: 
A high proportion of soft tissue sarcomas in Jamaica are unclassified and the anatomical distribution of common classified sarcomas shows some differences with the literature. Limited access to immunohistochemistry/ molecular diagnostics and increasing core biopsy diagnosis may contribute to these phenomena.

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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2013

Re: Prostate Cancer Incidence in Jamaica before and after the Introduction of Prostate Specific Antigen

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597–8
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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014

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