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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 Trachea, Females
bronchus, lung Breast
19.3% 16.9%

Other
39.0%
Other
43.1%
16,600
No data available
10,600
No data available Colorectum
Deaths Colorectum
15.3%
Deaths 16.4%

Stomach
Pancreas Prostate 9.4%
Lymphomas, Trachea,
4.8% Stomach 11.8%
multiple myeloma bronchus, lung
9.7% 6.2% 8.0%

Age-Standardized Cancer Mortality Trends


Males Females
40 40
age-standardized death rate per

age-standardized death rate per


35 35

30 30

25 25
100,000

100,000
20 20
15 No data available 15 No data available
10 10
5 5
0 0
2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012
Trachea, bronchus, lung Colorectum Prostate Breast Colorectum
Stomach Trachea, bronchus, lung
Stomach Pancreas Lymphomas, multiple myeloma

Cancer Incidence
Males Females
7,000 6,622 7,000
6,088
6,000 6,000

5,000 5,000
4,209
Number of cases
Number of cases

4,000 4,000
3,215
No data available No data available
2,920
3,000 3,000
2,339
1,834
2,000 2,000 1,485
1,184 977
1,000 1,000

0 0
Prostate Colorectum Lung Bladder Stomach Breast Colorectum Corpus uteri Stomach Lung

Adult Risk Factors


Males Females Total
Current tobacco smoking (2011) 30.1% 14.8% 22.1%
Total alcohol per capita consumption, in litres of pure alcohol (2010) 18.7 7.6 12.9
Physical inactivity (2010) 33.5% 40.8% 37.3%
Obesity (2014) 21.4% 22.8% 22.1%
Household solid fuel use (2012) - - 0.0%

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 Yes

Smoke-free legislation Three to five public places completely smoke-free

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

Medium size warnings missing some appropriate characteristics OR large


Warning labels
warnings missing many appropriate characteristics

Ban on national television, radio and print media as well as on some but not
Bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship
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
Yes
physical activity

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 Generally available

* Indicates highest possible level of achievement … = No data available

World Health Organization - Cancer Country Profiles, 2014.