Melanoma (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis, Appalachian Region vs. Non-Appalachian Region, 2007-2011
Appalachian Region
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 34.2% 29.9%
Localized 50.7% 59.7%
Regional 7.5% 6.3%
Distant 6.3% 2.8%
Unknown 1.4% 1.3%
Non-Appalachian Region
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 40.8% 35.1%
Localized 48.7% 55.5%
Regional 5.8% 4.6%
Distant 2.7% 2.4%
Unknown 2.0% 2.3%
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.