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Cancer epidemiology in young women in Sao Paulo, Brazil , 1997/2013

Grant number: 15/17776-7
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2016
Effective date (End): December 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Collective Health - Epidemiology
Principal Investigator:Maria Do Rosario Dias de Oliveira Latorre
Grantee:Ana Carolina Gomes dos Santos
Host Institution: Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Cancer in young women is unusual and studies have shown that some cancer patients in the age group 20-39 years have more aggressive behavior. Objective: To describe the epidemiology of the leading cancers in women aged 20-39 years living in São Paulo, in the period 1997-2012.Methods: We will analyze new cases of cancer in women 20-39 years old in São Paulo diagnosed from 1997 to 2012, provided by the Population-Based Cancer Registry of São Paulo - RCBP-SP and deaths from the Improvement Program for Mortality Data - PRO-AIM in the same period. The raw and standardized coefficients incidence and mortality will be calculated. The software that will be used is: Stata and Excel. Will describe the types of cancer, calculated their crude and standardized coefficients of incidence and mortality trends, and analyzed them.

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