Melanoma (Skin) Cancer, Stage of Disease at Diagnosis, Urban vs. Rural Regions, 2007-2011
Urban Region
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 40.6% 37.0%
Localized 49.3% 52.7%
Regional 5.7% 5.2%
Distant 2.2% 2.2%
Unknown 2.2% 3.0%
Rural Region
Stage at Diagnosis White Males White Females
In Situ 38.6% 31.5%
Localized 48.8% 59.6%
Regional 6.5% 4.8%
Distant 4.4% 2.7%
Unknown 1.6% 1.3%
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.