Current Status of Cancer Registration in the Caribbean (as at May 2018)

Fewer than 10 Caribbean countries and territories have a population-based cancer registry and less than half of these registries have met international quality standards:

High-Quality1 Population-based Cancer
  • French Guiana
  • Martinique
  • Puerto Rico
High-Quality1 Sub-National Cancer
  • Jamaica (UWI, Mona Campus)
Population-based Cancer Registry
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Dominican Republic
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica (Ministry of Health)
  • Trinidad and Tobago
Hospital-based Cancer Registry
  • Suriname
Cancer Registry Activity
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Belize
  • Grenada
  • St. Lucia
  • US Virgin Islands

1 Data is considered 'high-quality' based on acceptance to IARC's CI5 publication (see latest volume at: