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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Rate of breast cancer incidence per 100,000 women age 40 and over diagnosed at advanced stage (regional, distant stage or local stage w/tumor greater than 2cm).

Measure Source

Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program.

Table

1.2 Rate of breast cancer incidence per 100,000 women age 40 and over diagnosed at advanced stage (regional, distant stage or local stage w/tumor greater than 2cm), United States, 2000 and 2001.

Data Source

National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, 12 registries, except the Ethnicity category (which excludes the Alaska Native, Detroit and Hawaii registries).

Denominator

Women age 40 and over.

Numerator

Women age 40 and over with new breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage.

Comments

All rates except as noted are per 100,000 females age 40 and over, and are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard million population by 5-year age groups.

Advanced stage for this table is defined as localized tumors in excess of 2 cm and regional or distant staged tumors.

 

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