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Epidemiological Profile of the Main Amazonian Population: A Literature Review

Bruna Martins Erdocia*

The Amazon region presents alarming risk factors for the development of cancer. The main focus of this study was to evaluate the epidemiological profile of the main types of cancer in the Amazon region between 2013 and 2020, being a bibliographic review in the databases pubmed, lilacs, scielo and google scholar, with the descriptors "neoplasms", "cancer", "Amazon", "cancer" and "Amazonia", including studies in English and Portuguese, with 34 articles. It was verified that the incidence of cervical, breast, skin, prostate, gastric and lymphoproliferative neoplasms is very high among the Amazonian population, emphasizing the importance of knowledge of these results by the health services, to assist in the implementation of more strategic actions of attention to populations at risk in the Amazon region in Brazil.

Published Date: 2023-02-01; Received Date: 2022-11-21