The World-life-expectancy organization says that St Vincent and the Grenadines ranks second in the world for deaths by Uterine Cancer per 100,000.
Cancer of the uterus occurs when abnormal cells develop in the uterus and begin growing out of control.
Among the top 50 causes of death in SVG those that stood out include;
So how does SVG rank worldwide? For Prostate Cancer deaths 6, Breast Cancer 11, Uterian Cancer, 2 Anemia, 5, Endocrine Disorders 15, Ovary Cancer 15, Drownings 13, Congenital Anomalies 15 and Violence 12.
These rankings were calculated per 100,000 population.
Lee Yan is a journalist based in Cebu, Philippines. For the past 10 years, he has worked in the media and writes part-time for the St. Vincent Times.