Melanoma (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis by Year, Appalachia vs. Non-Appalachia 2003-2010
2003^
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 30.0% 27.9%
Localized 64.0% 59.0%
Regional 2.0% 6.6%
Distant 0.0% 3.3%
Unknown 4.0% 3.3%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 34.2% 24.8%
Localized 47.9% 60.5%
Regional 5.5% 6.4%
Distant 4.1% 2.5%
Unknown 8.2% 5.7%
2004
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 28.0% 18.6%
Localized 50.7% 67.8%
Regional 13.3% 10.2%
Distant 4.0% 1.7%
Unknown 4.0% 1.7%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 36.8% 25.7%
Localized 42.0% 56.1%
Regional 8.0% 5.3%
Distant 4.8% 5.3%
Unknown 8.4% 7.6%
2005
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 28.0% 25.9%
Localized 46.7% 66.7%
Regional 6.7% 5.6%
Distant 13.3% 0.0%
Unknown 5.3% 1.9%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 30.4% 27.6%
Localized 54.4% 61.2%
Regional 6.4% 4.1%
Distant 3.5% 2.9%
Unknown 5.3% 4.1%
2006
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 35.9% 16.2%
Localized 54.7% 69.1%
Regional 3.1% 7.4%
Distant 3.1% 2.9%
Unknown 3.1% 4.4%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 41.5% 39.0%
Localized 47.6% 51.9%
Regional 2.9% 6.4%
Distant 5.4% 1.1%
Unknown 2.6% 1.6%
2007
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 29.9% 26.4%
Localized 48.1% 60.4%
Regional 7.8% 5.7%
Distant 7.8% 5.7%
Unknown 6.5% 1.9%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 40.8% 35.8%
Localized 47.7% 55.5%
Regional 7.8% 3.1%
Distant 2.4% 3.1%
Unknown 1.2% 2.6%
2008
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 28.0% 33.3%
Localized 52.4% 56.9%
Regional 7.3% 5.9%
Distant 11.0% 3.9%
Unknown 1.2% 0.0%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 42.8% 31.8%
Localized 46.2% 57.4%
Regional 5.6% 5.4%
Distant 1.3% 2.3%
Unknown 4.1% 3.1%
2009
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 35.4% 22.1%
Localized 51.2% 64.9%
Regional 7.3% 6.5%
Distant 2.4% 3.9%
Unknown 3.7% 2.6%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 40.9% 35.9%
Localized 47.1% 56.3%
Regional 5.6% 3.7%
Distant 3.3% 2.0%
Unknown 3.1% 2.0%
2010
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 47.6% 24.0%
Localized 41.7% 70.0%
Regional 6.0% 2.0%
Distant 4.8% 2.0%
Unknown 0.0% 2.0%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 40.5% 37.1%
Localized 49.9% 54.6%
Regional 5.3% 4.6%
Distant 2.6% 1.7%
Unknown 1.7% 2.1%
^Use caution when comparing 2003 data to later years.  The staging system changed between 2003 and 2004.
These data were collected by the Mississippi Cancer Registry which participates in the
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
These data were generated and posted on 04/30/2013.