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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Rate of breast cancers diagnosed at advanced stage.

Measure Source

National Cancer Institute (NCI), Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.

Tables

Data source does not support detailed tables.

Data Source

NCI, SEER 13 Registry Database. The ethnicity category uses SEER 13 excluding Alaska.

Denominator

Number of females age 40 and over.

Numerator

Number of women age 40 and over with new breast cancer diagnosed at an advanced stage.

Comments

Incidence rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

Advanced stage is defined as localized tumors in excess of 2 cm and regional or distant staged tumors. For more information on staging, see the SEER Cancer Statistics Review website at http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2002/.

 

 

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