Five-year Period Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer, by Race* and Stage,** 1996-2003

Five-year Period Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer, by Race and Stage, 1996-2003
Age Group Percent of Women with Ovarian Cancer
All Stages Localized Regional Distant Unstaged
All Races 45.0% 92.6% 70.5% 29.7% 26.5%
White 44.7% 92.2% 71.1% 30.0% 26.2%
Black 37.5% 92.2% 49.8% 22.5% 22.7%

*All Races includes American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, persons of more than one race, and persons of unspecified race.

**Localized cancer is limited to the organ in which it began (no evidence of spread); regional cancer has spread beyond the primary site; distant cancer has spread to distant organs or lymph nodes; and unstaged indicates that there is not enough information to determine a stage.

Source: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (www.seer.cancer.gov) SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 17 Regs Limited-Use, Nov 2006 Sub (1973-2004 varying), National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Cancer Statistics Branch, released April 2007, based on the November 2006 submission.

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