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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Rate of cervical cancers diagnosed as invasive (includes local, regional, and distant disease except in situ disease).

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 20 and over.

Numerator

Number females age 20 and over with new cervical cancers diagnosed as invasive in the survey years.

Comments

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

Invasive cervical cancer is defined as cancer that has spread from the surface of the cervix to tissue deeper in the cervix or to other parts of the body. For more information on staging, see the SEER Cancer Statistics Review website at http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2002/.

 

 

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