Melanoma (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis by Year, Appalachia vs. Non-Appalachia 2003-2011
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 34.1% 24.8%
Localized 48.2% 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% 20.0%
Localized 50.7% 66.7%
Regional 13.3% 10.0%
Distant 4.0% 1.7%
Unknown 4.0% 1.7%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 37.4% 25.7%
Localized 43.1% 56.1%
Regional 8.1% 5.3%
Distant 4.9% 5.3%
Unknown 6.5% 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 30.6% 27.6%
Localized 54.8% 61.2%
Regional 6.4% 4.1%
Distant 3.6% 2.9%
Unknown 4.6% 4.1%
2006
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 35.9% 16.2%
Localized 56.3% 69.1%
Regional 3.1% 7.4%
Distant 3.1% 2.9%
Unknown 1.6% 4.4%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 41.8% 39.2%
Localized 47.8% 52.2%
Regional 2.9% 6.5%
Distant 5.5% 1.1%
Unknown 2.0% 1.1%
2007
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 30.7% 26.4%
Localized 50.7% 62.3%
Regional 8.0% 3.8%
Distant 8.0% 5.7%
Unknown 2.7% 1.9%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 41.1% 36.1%
Localized 47.7% 55.2%
Regional 7.8% 3.0%
Distant 2.4% 3.0%
Unknown 0.9% 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 5.9% 5.4%
Distant 1.3% 2.3%
Unknown 3.8% 3.1%
2009
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 35.4% 23.0%
Localized 53.7% 64.9%
Regional 6.1% 6.8%
Distant 2.4% 4.1%
Unknown 2.4% 1.4%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 41.1% 35.5%
Localized 47.5% 57.3%
Regional 5.7% 3.6%
Distant 3.3% 2.0%
Unknown 2.4% 1.6%
2010
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 46.5% 25.5%
Localized 43.0% 70.6%
Regional 5.8% 2.0%
Distant 4.7% 2.0%
Unknown 0.0% 0.0%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 40.0% 37.0%
Localized 50.5% 54.5%
Regional 5.4% 4.9%
Distant 2.6% 1.6%
Unknown 1.6% 2.0%
2011
Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 30.8% 38.2%
Localized 53.0% 49.4%
Regional 9.4% 10.1%
Distant 6.0% 0.0%
Unknown 0.9% 2.2%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at
Diagnosis
White Males White Females
In Situ 39.2% 35.5%
Localized 51.3% 53.5%
Regional 4.7% 5.9%
Distant 3.5% 2.9%
Unknown 1.2% 2.2%
^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 04/02/2014.