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Cancer Trends Progress Report – 2009/2010 Update

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In the Report
Director's Message
Report Highlights
Introduction
Trends-at-a-Glance
Summary Tables
Prevention
Smoking
Clinicians’ Advice to Quit Smoking
Secondhand Smoke
Diet
Weight and Physical Activity
Sun Protection
Environmental Toxins
Early Detection
Breast and Cervical Cancers
Colorectal Cancer
Diagnosis
Treatment
Bladder, Breast, Colorectal
Kidney, Lung, Ovarian, Prostate
Life After Cancer
End of Life
Prevention
Early Detection
Diagnosis
Treatment
Life After Cancer
End of Life


Summary Table: Diagnosis

Only one measure per topic is displayed in the summary table. A complete set of measures, where they exist, can be found in the report.

Trend key: green - headed in the right direction
  red - headed in the wrong direction
  black - stable or non-significant change (NSC)
  blue - Healthy People 2010 target


  Incidence
1975–2007
Stage at Diagnosis
1995–2007
Measure The observed number of new cancer cases per 100,000 people per year is adjusted for cancer case reporting delays, based on data from approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population. The number of new cancer cases diagnosed at a late (distant) stage, per 100,000 people per year. (Example below is for prostate cancer.)
Recent summary trend*
Falling
2003–2007
Falling
2002–2006
Desired direction
Falling 
Falling 
Trend

Rising, then non-significant change, then falling

Falling


Most recent estimate In 2007, the rate of new cases of all cancers combined was 472.7 per 100,000 people per year. In 2007, 6.7 new cases of prostate cancer per 100,000 men were diagnosed at a late stage.
Healthy People 2010 target There is no Healthy People 2010 target for cancer incidence. There is no Healthy People 2010 target for stage at diagnosis.
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* Summary trend (generally 5 most recent years) as characterized by the Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC).

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