Melanona (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis by Year, Mississippi, 2003-2010
2003^
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 32.6% 25.6%
Localized 49.6% 59.8%
Regional 4.7% 6.4%
Distant 3.6% 2.7%
Unknown 9.4% 5.5%
2004
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 34.6% 23.8%
Localized 44.0% 59.3%
Regional 9.2% 6.5%
Distant 4.9% 4.3%
Unknown 7.3% 6.1%
2005
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 30.0% 27.2%
Localized 52.8% 62.7%
Regional 6.4% 4.4%
Distant 5.6% 2.2%
Unknown 5.3% 3.5%
2006
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 40.5% 33.8%
Localized 49.0% 55.5%
Regional 2.9% 6.5%
Distant 5.0% 1.5%
Unknown 2.6% 2.7%
2007
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.5% 34.2%
Localized 48.2% 56.3%
Regional 7.7% 3.5%
Distant 3.4% 3.5%
Unknown 2.2% 2.5%
2008
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 40.0% 32.0%
Localized 47.6% 57.3%
Regional 5.9% 5.5%
Distant 2.9% 2.6%
Unknown 3.6% 2.6%
2009
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 40.2% 32.6%
Localized 47.6% 58.4%
Regional 5.9% 4.3%
Distant 3.1% 2.5%
Unknown 3.1% 2.2%
2010
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 41.7% 34.8%
Localized 48.5% 57.2%
Regional 5.4% 4.1%
Distant 3.0% 1.7%
Unknown 1.4% 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.