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Portugal

Total population: 10,604,000

Total deaths: 97,000

Income group: High

Life expectancy at birth: Total:81 Males:77 Females:84

Cancer Mortality Profile


Males

Females

Trachea,
bronchus, lung
19.3%

Breast
16.9%

Other
39.0%

Other
43.1%

16,600
No data available
Deaths

Pancreas
4.8%

10,600

No data available

Prostate
11.8%

Stomach
9.7%

Colorectum
16.4%

Deaths

Colorectum
15.3%

Lymphomas,
multiple myeloma
6.2%

Trachea,
bronchus, lung
8.0%

Stomach
9.4%

Age-Standardized Cancer Mortality Trends


Females
40
age-standardized death rate per
100,000

age-standardized death rate per


100,000

Males
40
35
30
25
20

No data available

15
10
5
0
2000

2002

2004

2006

Trachea, bronchus, lung

Colorectum

Stomach

Pancreas

2008

2010

35
30
25
20

No data available

15
10
5
0

2012

2000

2002

2004

2006

Breast
Stomach
Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

Prostate

2008

2010

2012

Colorectum
Trachea, bronchus, lung

Cancer Incidence
Females

Males
7,000

6,622

7,000

6,088
6,000

6,000

5,000

4,209

4,000

3,215

No data available
3,000

2,339
1,834

2,000
1,000

Number of cases

Number of cases

5,000

4,000

No
data available
2,920
3,000
2,000

1,485

1,184

977

1,000

0
Prostate

Colorectum

Lung

Bladder

Stomach

Breast

Colorectum

Corpus uteri

Stomach

Lung

Adult Risk Factors


Current tobacco smoking (2011)
Total alcohol per capita consumption, in litres of pure alcohol (2010)

Males

Females

Total

30.1%

14.8%

22.1%

18.7

7.6

12.9

Physical inactivity (2010)

33.5%

40.8%

37.3%

Obesity (2014)

21.4%

22.8%

22.1%

0.0%

Household solid fuel use (2012)

World Health Organization - Cancer Country Profiles, 2014.

Cancer Plans, Monitoring and Surveillance


Has an operational cancer policy/strategy/action plan

Yes

Has a cancer registry

Yes

Scope

Population-based

Coverage

National and Subnational

Last year of data

2010

Cancer Primary Prevention Policies


Tobacco control
Has an operational policy, strategy or action plan to reduce the burden of tobacco use

Smoke-free legislation

Tobacco dependence treatment

Warning labels

Bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Yes

Three to five public places completely smoke-free

NRT and/or some cessation services (at least one of which is cost-covered)

Medium size warnings missing some appropriate characteristics OR large


warnings missing many appropriate characteristics
Ban on national television, radio and print media as well as on some but not
all other forms of direct and/or indirect advertising

Tobacco taxes

>75% of retail price is tax*

Overweight and obesity prevention and control


Has an operational policy, strategy or action plan for reducing overweight/obesity

Yes

Physical inactivity prevention and control


Has an operational policy, strategy or action plan to reduce physical inactivity and/or promote
physical activity

Yes

Harmful use of alcohol prevention and control


Has an operational policy, strategy or action plan to reduce the harmful use of alcohol

Yes

National immunization
Human Papillomavirus vaccination schedule

13 years, +2 months, +6 months

Hepatitis B vaccination schedule

Birth, +2 months, +6 months

Hepatitis B vaccination coverage, infants

98%

Cancer Screening and Early Detection


Cervical cancer
Cervical cytology (PAP)

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Acetic acid visualization (VIA)

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Breast cancer
Breast palpation / clinical breast exam (CBE)

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Mammogram

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Colorectal cancer
Faecal occult blood test or faecal immunological test

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Bowel cancer screening by exam or colonoscopy

Generally available at the public primary health care level

Cancer Treatment and Palliative Care


Radiotherapy

Generally available in the public health system

Total high energy teletherapy units / million inhabitants

4.1

Number of radiotherapy centres

21

Number of radiation oncologists

74

Chemotherapy (medicines not specified)

Generally available in the public health system

Oral morphine (formulation not specified)

Generally available in the public health system

Non-methadone morphine equivalent consumption per cancer death (mg)

...

Community/home care for people with advanced stage cancer and other NCDs
* Indicates highest possible level of achievement

World Health Organization - Cancer Country Profiles, 2014.

Generally available
= No data available