Cancer Incidence and
Mortality in New Jersey
1994 -1998

Age-adjusted Incidence Rates by Stage at Diagnosis for Breast Cancer, Females

All races Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
All Stages 36,777 131.0 135.4 138.5 144.9 145.6
In situ 5,678 16.2 20.4 23.1 25.8 27.9
Localized 17,758 61.2 65.9 69.4 69.9 68.9
Regional 8,875 32.9 32.8 33.2 36.1 34.1
Distant 1,823 6.6 7.5 6.3 7.3 5.8
Unstaged 2,643 14.2 8.8 6.6 5.7 8.8

Whites Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
All Stages 32,292 135.2 139.1 143.9 150.5 151.2
In situ 4,938 17.0 20.6 23.8 27.3 29.6
Localized 15,878 64.9 69.4 73.2 72.9 72.5
Regional 7,609 33.0 33.2 34.2 37.1 34.1
Distant 1,552 6.4 7.3 6.1 7.5 5.8
Unstaged 2,315 14.0 8.7 6.6 5.6 9.3

Blacks Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
All Stages 3,410 103.2 116.6 112.3 115.3 119.6
In situ 499 11.3 17.9 16.9 17.6 19.7
Localized 1,451 39.0 47.4 53.9 52.7 50.9
Regional 1,020 34.1 33.6 28.8 33.0 35.8
Distant 243 9.4 9.2 8.8 6.9 6.9
Unstaged 197 9.4 8.5 4.0 5.1 6.4


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