Cancer Situation in Mauritius


FEMALES Year 2001-2004 % Year 2005-2008 % 2009 % Mortality 2010
Breast 1066 34 1239 37.8 327 38.2 108
Cervix 382 12 334 10 90 10.5 24
Colon 226 7 159 4.8 50 5.8 35
Ovary 139 4 183 5.6 38 4.4 38
Uterus 124 4 166 5 43 5 38
Leukemia 152 5 73 2.2 24 208 24
Oropharynx 90 3     3 0.4  
Lung         50 5.8  
Stomach         27 3.2 27

 

Males Year 2001-2004 % Year 2005-2008 % 2009 % Mortality 2010
Colon 268 12 320 14 42 7.7 41
Prostate 230 10 241 10.5 64 11.7 72
Lung 206 9 220 9.6 42 7.7  
Oropharynx 205 9 186 8.1 3 0.6  
Leukemia 188 8 192 8.4 24 4.4  
Stomach 151 6 182 8 41 7.5 47
Bladder 131 6 112 4.9 24 4.4 10

5 566 new cancer cases for period 2005-2008 (2286 males & 3280 females)

Mortality=1950 males & 1900 females for period 2005-2008

Every year 1500 new cancer cases