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Five-year Period Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer, by Race and Stage,** 1996-2004

Five-year Period Survival Rates for Ovarian Cancer, by Race and Stage, 1996-2004
Age Group Percent of Women with Ovarian Cancer
All Stages Localized Regional Distant Unstaged

*Includes races and ethnicities other than White and Black.

**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 was 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 + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2007 Sub (1973-2005 varying), National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Cancer Statistics Branch, released April 2008, based on the November 2007 submission.

All Races* 45.6 92.6 70.8 30.4 27.1
White 45.3 92.1 71.3 30.7 27.6
Black 38.3 94.3 50.7 22.6 23.5

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