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Cancer country profile 2020: Bahamas
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International Cancer Control Partnership
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World Health Organization
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Cancer -- Bahamas -- Statistics

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The University of The Bahamas Institutional Repository
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BAHAMAS Total # cancer cases (2018) Total # cancer deaths (2018) 933 482 n/a a PAF, cancer deaths b PAF, cancer cases c PAF, melanoma cases TRENDS Estimated past and future trends in total cases per year (breast and lung) Probability of premature death from cancer per year INVESTMENT CASE (2019) *High income At this income level, investing in a package of essential services and scaling-up coverage will: Costs per year Projected lives saved per year BURDEN OF CANCER 36.2% Total population (2019) Tobacco (2017) a Alcohol (2016) a Obesity (2012) b Infections (2012) b 10.0% 6.3% 389,486 Premature deaths from NCDs (2016) Cancer as % of NCD premature deaths (2016) 5.2% PAFs (population attributable fractions) 747 Cancer Country Profile 2020 UV (2012) c Occupational risk (2017) a n/a 1.4% 17.8% 3.1% 12.3% 4.2% 3.8% 2.0% 3.2% 21.4% 2.7% 3.6% 16.0% 4.6% 10.4% 3.5% 7.1% 2.9% 4.8% 16.6% 2.9% 3.1% Breast Cervix uteri Colorectum Corpus uteri Lung Multiple myeloma Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Prostate Stomach Thyroid Most common cancer cases (2018) Incidence Mortality 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2022 2024 2026 2028 2030 7.59% 7.55% 7.71% 7.68% 7.47% 7.49% 7.28% 7.32% 7.31% 7.43% 7.60% 7.85% 8.07% 8.33% 8.36% 8.53% 8.58% 8.64% 8.70% 8.76% 8.82% 8.88% 8.93% 8.99% 9.05% 9.11% 9.17% 9.23% 7.81% 7.63% 7.44% 7.26% 7.08% 6.89% 6.71% 6.53% 6.34% 6.16% 5.97% 5.79% 5.61% 2.00% 7.00% 12.00% 17.00% 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 Past trends Projected linear trend SDG target 213 38 166 35 227 70 50 100 150 200 250 Breast cancer Lung cancer 2012 2018 2040 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.40 0.50 0.60 0.70 0.80 0.90 1.00 2020 2022 2024 2026 2028 2030 US$ (per capita)

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BAHAMAS HEALTH SYSTEM CAPACITY a per 10,000 cancer patients WORKFORCE a per 10,000 cancer patients Quality of mortality registration*** 2007-2016 High 2019 no # of radiation oncologist a 2019 16.1 2019 n/a # of mammographs a 2020 64.3 # of surgeons a n/a n/a # of CT scanners a 2020 53.6 # of radiologist a 2019 64.3 # of MRI scanners a 2020 21.4 # of nuclear medicine physician a 2019 10.7 # of PET or PET/CT scanners a 2020 0.0 # of medical & pathology lab scientists a 2011 n/a Integrated NCD plan 2019 operational 2019 21.4 NCCP (including cancer types) 2019 n/a 2019 3 cancer(s) MPOWER measures fully implemented and achieved 2018 0 Pathology services 2019 generally available Cancer management guidelines 2019 yes 2019 don't know Palliative care included in their operational, integrated NCD plan 2019 no 2015-2017 548 Breast cancer screening program 2019 no *Defined daily doses for statistical purposes (S-DDD) per miliion inhabitants per day Breast cancer screening program: Starting age, target population 2019 n/a GLOBAL INITIATIVES Elimination of Cervical Cancer Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer HPV vaccination programme coverage 2018 0 2020 14 Cervical cancer screening 2019 no Early detection programme/guidelines 2019 no Screening programme type 2019 n/a Defined referral system 2019 no Screening programme method 2019 n/a Screening participation rates 2019 Early detection programme/guidelines 2019 yes Defined referral system 2019 yes n/a Annual cancer cases (0-14 years old) Bone marrow transplantation capacity # Public cancer centres per 10,000 cancer patients # of treatment services (surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy) 2019 3 Availability of opioids* for pain management Availability of population-based cancer registry (PBCR)** 2019 # of external beam radiotherapy (photon,electron) a Cancer Country Profile 2020 PBCR 2019 10.7 FORMULATING RESPONSE Annual cancer cases (0-14 years old) Palliative care availability: community/home-based care 2019 generally available Available staff in Ministry of Health who dedicates significant proportion of their time to cancer # of medical physicist a Early detection programme/ guidelines for 4 cancers (breast, cervix, colon, childhood) 4 0 0 1 0 1 8 Acute lymphoid leukaemia Hodgkin lymphoma Burkitt lymphoma CNS, low grade tumours Retinoblastoma Wilms tumour Other childhood cancer