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Cancer Trends Progress Report – 2009/2010 Update

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Bladder, Breast, Colorectal
Kidney, Lung, Ovarian, Prostate
Life After Cancer
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Life After Cancer
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Summary Table: Treatment – Kidney, Lung, Ovarian, Prostate

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


  Kidney cancer treatment
2000–2006
Lung cancer treatment
1996 and 2005
Ovarian cancer treatment
1991, 1996, 2002
Prostate cancer treatment
1998 and 2002
Measure Partial nephrectomy (removal of the part of the kidney) or complete nephrectomy in patients with local-regional disease. Chemotherapy following the diagnosis of stage IIIB or IV non-small cell lung cancer. (Example below is for ages 60–69.) Percentage of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer who received Paclitaxol (Taxol) by stage of diagnosis. (Example below is for stage III or IV.) Hormonal therapy following the diagnosis of prostate cancer. (Example below is for ages 60–69).
Recent summary trend*
Rising
2002–2006
Rising
1996–2005
Non-significant change
1996–2002
Non-significant change
1998–2002
Desired direction
Rising 
Rising 
Rising 
Rising 
Trend
Rising, then non-significant change

Rising


Rising, then non-significant change

Non-significant change


Most recent estimate In 2006, the rate of partial nephrectomy was 19 percent. The rate of complete nephrectomy was 68 percent. 60 percent of patients diagnosed with stage IIIB or IV non-small cell lung cancer received chemotherapy. In 2002, 61 percent of women with stage III or IV ovarian cancer received Paclitaxol compared to 49 percent with stage I or II disease. 29 percent of men aged 60–69 with localized/regional prostate cancer were given hormonal therapy.
Healthy People 2010 target There is no Healthy People 2010 target for kidney cancer treatment. There is no Healthy People 2010 target for the treatment of lung cancer. There is no Healthy People 2010 target for ovarian cancer treatment. There is no Healthy People 2010 target for prostate cancer treatment.
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* Summary trend (generally 5 most recent years) as characterized by the Average Annual Percent Change (AAPC)

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