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2005 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 2 cm)

Measure Source

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

National Table

1.2a 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 2002.

National Data Source

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

National Denominator

Women age 40 and over.

National Numerator

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

State Table

1.2b Female breast cancer incidence rate per 100,000 for women age 40 and over diagnosed at advanced stage (regional and distant SEER summary stage), by State, 2001 and 2002.

State Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR).

State Denominator

Women age 40 and over.

State 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.

Percent of women (age 18 and over) who report that they had a Pap smear within the past 3 years. Percent of women (age 40 and over) who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years.

 

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