• (787) 772-8300
  • peticionesrcpr@cccupr.org
  • University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Publicaciones Científicas


Publicaciones Científicas

Desde el 2007 hasta el presente, el Registro Central de Cáncer de Puerto Rico ha participado o suministrado datos en las siguientes publicaciones y artículos científicos:

Desde el 2007 hasta el presente, el Registro Central de Cáncer de Puerto Rico ha participado o suministrado datos en las siguientes publicaciones y artículos científicos:

Castañeda-Avila MA, Suárez-Ramos T, Torres-Cintrón CR, Epstein MM, Gierbolini-Bermúdez A, Tortolero-Luna G, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ. Multiple myeloma incidence, mortality, and survival differences at the intersection of sex, age, and race/ethnicity: A comparison between Puerto Rico and the United States SEER population. Cancer Epidemiol. 2024 Jan 30;89:102537. [PubMed]

Cruz G, Ramos-Cartagena JM, Torres-Russe JL, Colón-López V, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Pericchi L, Deshmukh AA, Ortiz AP. Barriers and facilitators to anal cancer screening among people living with HIV in Puerto Rico. BMC Public Health. 2023 Oct 6;23(1):1940. [PubMed]

Rosario-Santos A, Torres-Cintrón CR, López-Rexach AG, González-Carcache P, Tortolero-Luna G, Umpierre S. A comparative analysis of endometrial cancer disparities in incidence, mortality, and survival between women living in Puerto Rico, Non-Hispanic Blacks, Non-Hispanic Whites, and US Hispanics between 2000-2018. Cancer Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2023 Sep 14;49:101275. [PubMed]

Fuentes Payán W, González Lorenzo K, Gelabert Martínez F, Conte Schmidt N, Tortolero-Luna G, Ramos-Fernández MR, Gierbolini-Bermúdez A, Melin K, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ. Association Between Concurrent Use of Benzodiazepines and Opioids and Health Care Utilization Among Patients With Cancer in Puerto Rico. JCO Glob Oncol. 2023 Sep;9:e2300008. [PubMed]

Montes-Rodríguez IM, Soto-Salgado M, Torres-Cintrón CR, Tomassini-Fernandini JC, Suárez E, Clavell LA, Cadilla CL. Incidence and Mortality Rates for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Puerto Rican Hispanics, 2012-2016. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2023 Aug 1;32(8):1030-1037. [PubMed]

Gopalani SV, Soman A, Shapiro JA, Miller JW, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Castañeda-Avila MA, Buenconsejo-Lum LE, Fredericks LE, Tortolero-Luna G, Saraiya M. Breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening test use in the US territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. Cancer Epidemiol. 2023 Jun;84:102371. [PubMed]

Alvarado Ortiz M, Suárez Ramos T, Torres Cintrón CR, Zavala Zegarra D, Tortolero Luna G, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Castañeda-Avila MA. Racial/ethnic disparities for leukemias in Puerto Rico and the United States of America, 2015-2019. PLoS One. 2023 May 17;18(5):e0285547. [PubMed]

Colón-López V, Sánchez-Cabrera Y, Soto-Salgado M, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Quast T, Fernández ME. 'More stressful than cancer': Treatment Experiences Lived During Hurricane Maria among Breast and Colorectal Cancer Patients in Puerto Rico. Res Sq [Preprint]. 2023 Apr 3:rs.3.rs-2689228. [PubMed]

Castañeda-Avila MA, Oyinbo AG, Epstein MM, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Tortolero-Luna G, Lapane KL. Trends and Factors Associated with Fecal Occult Blood Test Utilization among Hispanic Adults in Puerto Rico and the United States: BRFSS 2012-2020. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2023 Apr 3;16(4):229-237. [PubMed]

Damgacioglu H, Lin YY, Ortiz AP, Wu CF, Shahmoradi Z, Shyu SS, Li R, Nyitray AG, Sigel K, Clifford GM, Jay N, Lopez VC, Barnell GM, Chiao EY, Stier EA, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ramos-Cartagena JM, Sonawane K, Deshmukh AA. State Variation in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Incidence and Mortality, and Association With HIV/AIDS and Smoking in the United States. J Clin Oncol. 2023 Feb 20;41(6):1228-1238. [PubMed]

Castañeda-Avila MA, Oyinbo AG, Epstein MM, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Tortolero-Luna G, Lapane KL. Trends and factors associated with fecal occult blood test utilization among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and the United States: BRFSS 2012-2020. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2023 Jan 31:CAPR-22-0423. [PubMed]

González-Pons M, Torres-Cintrón CR, Soto-Salgado M, Vargas-Ramos Y, Pérez-Portocarrero L, Morgan DR, Cruz-Correa M. Racial/ethnic disparities in gastric cancer: A 15-year population-based analysis. Cancer Med. 2023 Jan;12(2):1860-1868. [PubMed]

Gómez-Vargas V, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Almodóvar-Rivera I, Torres-Cintrón CR, Deshmukh AA, Ortiz AP. Screening History and Survival Among Women With Cervical Cancer in Puerto Rico. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2023 Jan 1;27(1):19-23. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Torres-Cintrón CR, Suárez Ramos T, Castañeda-Avila MA, Cotto Santana LA, Tortolero-Luna G. Patterns of use of biological and genetic markers for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia in Puerto Rico. Cancer Med. 2022 Nov 25. [PubMed]

Quirindongo-Rivera C, Rullán-Varela V, Underill Z, Rivera M, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Martínez-Montemayor MM. Characterization of Inflammatory Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women from Puerto Rico. J Cancer. 2022 Oct 24;13(14):3495-3502. [PubMed]

Castañeda-Avila MA, Suárez Ramos T, Torres-Cintrón CR, Cotto-Santana LA, Tortolero-Luna G, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ. Induction Therapy and Survival for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Hispanic Adults from Puerto Rico. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2022 Oct;22(10):e922-e930. [PubMed]

Jiménez Nieves Y, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ríos Motta RE, Castañeda-Avila MA, Tortolero-Luna G. Granulocyte colony stimulating factor use and adherence to clinical practice guidelines among women with breast cancer living in Puerto Rico: a population-based study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jul 20;22(1):935. [PubMed]

Ramos-Fernández MR, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Torres-Cintrón CR, Tortolero-Luna G. Patterns of End-of-Life Care as Measured by Emergency Room Visits Among Cancer Patients in Puerto Rico. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Jan;39(1):72-78. [PubMed]

Miller KD, Ortiz AP, Pinheiro PS, Bandi P, Minihan A, Fuchs HE, Martinez Tyson D, Tortolero-Luna G, Fedewa SA, Jemal AM, Siegel RL. Cancer statistics for the US Hispanic/Latino population, 2021. CA Cancer J Clin. 2021 Nov;71(6):466-487. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Gierbolini-Bermúdez A, Ramos-Cartagena JM, Colón-López V, Sonawane K, Deshmukh AA, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ. Cervical Cancer Screening Among Medicaid Patients During Natural Disasters and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Puerto Rico, 2016 to 2020. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Oct 1;4(10):e2128806. [PubMed]

Quiñones-Avila V, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ríos-Motta R, Marín-Centeno H, Tortolero-Luna G. Use of palliative radiotherapy among patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer in Puerto Rico. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Aug 13;20(1):127. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo WA, Hull P, Fernández ME, Colón-López V, Tortolero-Luna G. Elimination of cervical cancer in U.S. Hispanic populations: Puerto Rico as a case study. Prev Med. 2021 Mar;144:106336. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Tortolero-Luna G, Torres-Cintrón CR, Zavala-Zegarra DE, Gierbolini-Bermúdez A, Ramos-Fernández MR. High-Intensity End-of-Life Care Among Patients With GI Cancer in Puerto Rico: A Population-Based Study. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Feb;17(2):e168-e177. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ramos-Cartagena JM, Deshmukh A, Torres-Cintrón CR, Colón-López V, Ortiz AP. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Incidence, Mortality, and Survival Among the General Population and Persons Living With HIV in Puerto Rico, 2000-2016. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 Jan;7:133-143. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Colón-López V, Tortolero-Luna G, Torres-Cintrón CR, Wu CF, Deshmukh A. Incidence of Cervical Cancer in Puerto Rico, 2001-2017. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jan 14;e207488. [PubMed]

Castañeda-Avila MA, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Torres-Cintrón CR, Birmann BM, Epstein MM. Trends in cause of death among patients with multiple myeloma in Puerto Rico and the United States SEER population, 1987-2013. Int J Cancer. 2020 Jan 1;146(1):35-43. [PubMed]

Ward EM, Sherman RL, Henley SJ, Jemal A, Siegel DA, Feuer EJ, Firth AU, Kohler BA, Scott S, Ma J, Anderson RN, Benard V, Cronin KA. Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, Featuring Cancer in Men and Women Age 20-49 Years. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Dec 1;111(12):1279-1297. [PubMed]

Joachim C, Veronique-Baudin J, Vinh-Hung V, Contaret C, Macni J, Godaert L, Escarmant P, Farid K, Novella JL, Drame M, Tortolero-Luna G, Babie PT, Zavala DE, Alvarez YG. Building capacity for cancer surveillance and public health research: The Cancer Task Force Project for Cooperation in the Caribbean and Aging Research. J Glob Health. 2019 Dec;9(2):020304. [PubMed]

Castañeda-Avila M, Torres-Cintrón CR, Cruz-Benítez A, Fuentes-Payán W, Maldonado-Albertorio A, Nieves-Ferrer L, Padró-Juarbe P, Soto-Abreu R, Perez-Ríos N, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Magno P, Ortiz AP. Pancreatic Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Survival in Puerto Rico, 2001-2015. P R Health Sci J. 2019 Sep;38(3):148-155. [PubMed]

Tortolero-Luna G, Torres-Cintrón CR, Alvarado-Ortiz M, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Zavala-Zegarra DE, Mora-Piñero E. Incidence of thyroid cancer in Puerto Rico and the US by racial/ethnic group, 2011-2015. BMC Cancer. 2019 Jun 28;19(1):637. [PubMed]

Miller KD, Goding-Sauer A, Ortiz AP, Fedewa SA, Pinheiro PS, Tortolero-Luna G, Martinez-Tyson D, Jemal A, Siegel RL. Cancer Statistics for Hispanics/Latinos, 2018. CA Cancer J Clin. 2018 Oct 4. [PubMed]

Marqués-Lespier JM, Soto-Salgado M, González-Pons M, Méndez V, Freyre K, Beltrán C, Pericchi LR, Cruz-Correa M. Prevalence of Synchronous Oligopolyposis in Incident Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study. P R Health Sci J. 2018 Mar;37(1):39-45. [PubMed]

Chance WW, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Liao KP, Zavala-Zegarra DE, Stauder MC, Giordano SH, Tortolero-Luna G, Guadagnolo BA. Underuse of Radiation Therapy After Breast Conservation Surgery in Puerto Rico: A Puerto RicoCentral Cancer Registry-Health Insurance Linkage Database Study. J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep;(4):1-9. [PubMed]

Acevedo-Fontánez AI, Suárez E, Torres-Cintrón CR, Ortiz AP. Risk of Anal Cancer in Women With a Human Papillomavirus-Related Gynecological Neoplasm: Puerto Rico 1987-2013. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Jul;22(3):225-230. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Tortolero-Luna G, Ríos-Motta R, Veintidós-Feliú A, Hunter-Mellado R, Torres-Cintrón CR, Suárez-Ramos T, Magno P. Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer in Puerto Rico: A population-based study. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 27;13(3):e0194415. [PubMed]

Allemani C, Matsuda T, Di Carlo V, Harewood R, Matz M, Niksic M, Bonaventure A, Valkov M, Johnson CJ, Esteve J, Ogunbiyi OJ, Azevedo E Silva G, Chen WQ, Eser S, Engholm G, Stiller CA, Monnereau A, Woods RR, Visser O, Lim GH, Aitken J, Weir HK, Coleman MP; CONCORD Working Group. Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000-14 (CONCORD-3): analysis of individual records for 37 513 025 patients diagnosed with one of 18 cancers from 322 population-based registries in 71 countries. Lancet. 2018 Mar 17;391(10125):1023-1075. Epub 2018 Jan 31. [PubMed]

Bonaventure A, Harewood R, Stiller CA, Gatta G, Clavel J, Stefan DC, Carreira H, Spika D, Marcos-Gragera R, Peris-Bonet R, Piñeros M, Sant M, Kuehni CE, Murphy MFG, Coleman MP, Allemani C; CONCORD Working Group. Worldwide comparison of survival from childhood leukaemia for 1995-2009, by subtype, age, and sex (CONCORD-2): a population-based study of individual data for 89 828 children from 198 registries in 53 countries. Lancet Haematol. 2017 May;4(5):e202-e217. Epub 2017 Apr 11. Erratum in: Lancet Haematol. 2017 May;4(5):e201. [PubMed]

Matz M, Coleman MP, Sant M, Chirlaque MD, Visser O, Gore M, Allemani C; & the CONCORD Working Group. The histology of ovarian cancer: worldwide distribution and implications for international survival comparisons (CONCORD-2). Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Feb;144(2):405-413. Epub 2016 Dec 6. Erratum in: Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Dec;147(3):726. [PubMed]

Matz M, Coleman MP, Carreira H, Salmerón D, Chirlaque MD, Allemani C; CONCORD Working Group. Worldwide comparison of ovarian cancer survival: Histological group and stage at diagnosis (CONCORD-2). Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Feb;144(2):396-404. Epub 2016 Dec 2. Erratum in: Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Dec;147(3):725. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ríos-Motta R, Marín-Centeno H, Cruz-Correa M, Ortiz AP. Factors associated with late stage at diagnosis among Puerto Rico's government health plan colorectal cancer patients: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Aug 3;16(a):344. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ríos-Motta R, Marín-Centeno H, Cruz-Correa MR, Ortiz AP. Emergency Presentation and Short-Term Survival Among Patients With Colorectal Cancer Enrolled in the Government Health Plan of Puerto Rico. Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol. 2016 May 9;3:2333392816646670. eCollection 2016 Jan-Dec. [PubMed]

Suárez E, González L, Pérez-Mitchell C, Ortiz AP, Ramírez-Sola M, Acosta J, Bernabe-Dones RD, González-Aquino C, Montes-Rodríguez I, Cadilla CL. Pathway Analysis using Gene-expression Profiles of HPV-positive and HPV-negative Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients in a Hispanic Population: Methodological Procedures. PR Health Sci J. 2016 Mar;35(1):3-8. [PubMed]

O'Neil ME, Henley SJ, Singh SD, Wilson RJ, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ríos NP, Torres-Cintrón CR, Luna GT, Zavala-Zegarra DE, Ryerson AB; Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC). Invasive cancer incidence - Puerto Rico, 2007-2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Apr 17;64(14):389-93. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ortiz-Martínez de Andino JJ, Torres-Cintrón CR, Tirado-Gómez M, González-Falero A, Caballero-Varona D, Ortiz AP, Pérez-Ríos N. Effect of type of health insurance coverage on leukemia survival in adults in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2014 Sep;33(3):132-5. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Pérez-Irizarry J, Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Pérez N, Cruz M, Palefsky J, Tortolero-Luna G, Miranda S, Colón-López V. Human papillomavirus-related cancers among people living with AIDS in Puerto Rico. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 May 15;11: E80. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Ramírez-García R, Cruz-Correa M, Ríos-González MY, Ortiz AP. Effects of type of health insurance coverage on colorectal cancer survival in Puerto Rico: a population-based study. PLoS One. 2014 May 5;9(5):e96746. eCollection 2014. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Traverso-Ortiz M, Ríos MY, Colón-López V, Palefsky JM. Anal cancer trends in Puerto Rico from 1985 to 2005: the potential impact of the AIDS epidemic. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Apr;28(4):165-7. Epub 2014 Mar 24. No abstract available. [PubMed]

Colón-López V, Ortiz A, Soto-Salgado M, Torres-Cintrón M, Mercado-Acosta J, Suárez E. Anal cancer incidence and mortality in Puerto Rico. PR Health Sci J. 2013 Jun;32(2):76-81. [PubMed]

González L, Magno P, Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz K, Hess K, Nogueras-González GM, Suárez E. Esophageal cancer incidence rates by histological type and overall: Puerto Rico versus the United States Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results population, 1992-2005. Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Feb;37(1):5-10. [PubMed]

Suárez E, González L, Díaz-Toro EC, Calo WA, Bermúdez F, Ortiz AP. Incidence of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers by anatomical sites in population-based registries in Puerto Rico and the United States of America. PR Health Sci J. 2013 Dec;32(4):175-81. [PubMed]

Colón-López V, Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Torres-Cintrón M, Pettaway CA, Puras-Báez A, Martínez-Ferrer M, Suárez E. Penile cancer disparities in Puerto Rican men as compared to the United States population. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Nov-Dec;38(6):728-38. [PubMed]

Torres-Cintrón M, Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Figueroa-Vallés NR, Pérez-Irizarry J, Díaz-Medina G, De la Torre-Feliciano T, Suárez-Pérez E. Using a socioeconomic position index to assess disparities in cancer incidence and mortality, Puerto Rico, 1995-2004. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012;9:E15. [PubMed]

Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Torres-Cintrón M, Pettaway C, Colón V, Ortiz AP. Prostate cancer incidence and mortality among Puerto Ricans: an updated analysis comparing men in Puerto Rico with US racial/ethnic groups. PR Health Sci J. 2012 Sep;31(3):107-13. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Otero Y, Svensson K, García-Rodríguez O, Garced S, Santiago E, Umpierre S, Figueroa N, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ. Racial and ethnic disparities in lifetime risk of corpus uterine cancer: a comparative study of Puerto Rico and the United States SEER population. Ethn Dis. 2012 Winter;22(1):90-5. [PubMed]

Rivas H, Laureano AF, Serrano J, Nazario CM. Lung and bronchus cancer in Puerto Rico: changes in incidence and mortality rates by histology and sex during 1987-2003. PR Health Sci J. 2011 Dec;30(4):176-81. [PubMed]

Ramírez-Vick M, Nieves-Rodríguez M, Lúgaro-Gómez A, Pérez-Irizarry J. Increasing incidence of thyroid cancer in Puerto Rico, 1985-2004. PR Health Sci J. 2011 Sep;30(3):109-15. [PubMed]

Torres-Cintrón M, Ortiz AP, Pérez-Irizarry J, Soto-Salgado M, Figueroa-Vallés NR, Torre-Feliciano T, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Calo WA, Suárez E. Incidence and mortality of the leading cancer types in Puerto Rico: 1987-2004. PR Health Sci J. 2010 Sep;29(3):317-29. [PubMed]

Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Pérez-Irizarry J, Marín-Centeno H, Ortiz AP, Torres-Berríos N, Torres-Cintrón M, De la Torre-Feliciano T, Laborde-Rivera J, Calo WA, Figueroa-Vallés, NR. Productivity loss in Puerto Rico’s labor market due to cancer mortality. PR Health Sci J. 2010 Sep;29(3):241-9. [PubMed]

Ramírez-Marrero FA, Smith E, Torre-Feliciano T, Pérez-Irizarry J, Miranda S, Cruz M, Figueroa-Vallés NR, Crespo CJ, Nazario CM. Risk of cancer among Hispanics with AIDS compared with the general population in Puerto Rico: 1987-2003. PR Health Sci J. 2010 Sep;29(3):256-64. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo WA, Tortolero-Luna G, Pérez CM, Romero CJ, Pérez J, Figueroa-Vallés N, Suárez E. Incidence and mortality rates of selected infection-related cancers in Puerto Rico and in the United States. Infect Agent Cancer. 2010 May 14;5:10. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Pérez J, Escalera F, Garced S, García O, Gaud S, Otero Y, Santiago E, Ortiz K., Torres M, et al. Endometrial cancer in Puerto Rico: incidence, mortality and survival (1992-2003). BMC Cancer. 2010 Feb 3;10:31. [PubMed]

Pérez-Irizarry J, Nazario CM, Figueroa-Vallés NR, Torre-Feliciano T, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Torres-Cintrón M. Incidence trends of cervical cancer in Puerto Rico, 1987-2004. PR Health Sci J. 2010 Dec;29(4):364-71. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo W, Nogueras G, Tortolero-Luna G, Hebl S, Figueroa-Vallés N, Suárez E. Disparities in breast cancer in Puerto Rico and among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanics blacks in the United States, 1992-2004. Breast J. 2010 Nov-Dec;16(6):666-8. [PubMed]

Ortiz AP, Frías O, González-Keelan C, Suárez E, Capó D, Pérez J, Cabanillas F, Mora E. Clinicopathological factors associated to HER-2 status in a hospital-based sample of breast cancer patients in Puerto Rico. PR Health Sci J. 2010 Sep;29(3):265-71. [PubMed]

Murray G, Jiménez L, Báez F, Colón-Castillo LE, Brau RH. Descriptive profile of surgically-confirmed adult central nervous system tumors in Puerto Rico. PR Health Sci. J 2009 Dec;28(4):317-28. [PubMed]

Morse DE, Psoter WJ, Cuadrado L, Jean YA, Phelan J, Mittal K, Buxó CJ, Cruz GD, Elías A. A deficit in biopsying potentially premalignant oral lesions in Puerto Rico. Cancer Detect Prev. 2009;32(5-6):424-30. [PubMed]

Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Calo W, Cruz-Correa M, Figueroa-Vallés N, Ortiz AP. Incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites, and non-Hispanic blacks in the United States, 1998-2002. Cancer. 2009 Jul 1;115:3016-23. [PubMed]

Romero-Marrero C, Ortiz AP, Pérez CM, Pérez J, Torres EA. Survival of hepatocellular carcinoma in Puerto Rico. PR Health Sci J. 2009 Jun;28(2):105-13. [PubMed]

Ho GY, Figueroa-Vallés NR, De La Torre-Feliciano T, Tucker KL, Tortolero-Luna G, Rivera WT, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Ortiz-Martínez AP, Rohan TE. Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009 May;25(5):394-400. [PubMed]

Suárez E, Calo WA, Hernández EY, Díaz EC, Figueroa NR, Ortiz AP. Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Puerto Rico and among non-Hispanics whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanics in the USA. BMC Cancer. 2009 Apr 28;9:129. [PubMed]

Villanueva-Reyes A, Strand E, Nazario CM, Irizarry-Ramírez M. Cancer of the larynx in Puerto Rico. PR Health Sci J. 2008 Sep;27(3):196-203. [PubMed]

Morse D, Psoter W, De la Torre-Feliciano T, Cruz G, Figueroa N. Detection of very early oral cancers in Puerto Rico. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jul;98(7):1200-2. [PubMed]

Smit E, García-Palmieri MR, Figueroa NR, McGee DL, Messina M, Freudenheim JL, Crespo CJ. Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men. Nutr Cancer. 2007;58(2):146-52. [PubMed]

Valentín SM, Sánchez JL, Figueroa LD, Nazario CM. Epidemiology of melanoma in Puerto Rico, 1987-2002. PR Health Sci J. 2007 Dec;26(4):343-8. [PubMed]

Para información adicional relacionada con estadísticas de cáncer en Puerto Rico favor de contactar a la Unidad de Análisis e Investigación del RCCPR:

(787) 772-8300

Reconocimiento al RCCPR

"Este trabajo es apoyado parcialmente por el Programa Nacional de Registros de Cáncer (NPCR) de los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades (CDC) bajo el Grant #NU58DP006318 otorgado al RCCPR. Su contenido es responsabilidad única de los autores y no necesariamente representa el punto de vista oficial de NPCR ni del CDC."