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The Barbados Cancer Society is dedicated to public education on various cancers including breast and prostate cancer, and promoting prevention and early detection.

Jan 15, 2009 · We describe breast cancer incidence and mortality in the predominantly African-origin population of Barbados, which shares an ancestral origin with African-Americans. Age-standardized incidence rates were calculated from histologically confirmed breast cancer cases identified during a 45-month period (July 2002–March 2006).Cited by: 23.

Breast cancer cases continue to rise, a development of growing concern for a leading advocate in the fight against the number one killer of Barbadian women. But with current early detection efforts, the number of breast cancer deaths was holding steady, said Coordinator of the Breast Screening.

Jan 01, 2009 · The Barbados National Cancer Study (BNCS) is a nationwide case-control study investigating environmental and genetic factors for breast cancer (BC) in a predominantly African-origin population with similar ancestry as African-Americans.Cited by: 24.