NevadaState Snapshot for Cancer

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Nevada for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) 2013 96.6 Better than Average 2004 90.6 Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 2014 22.0 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 2013 88.6 Average 2004 77.0 Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2013 92.1 Average 2004 51.7 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2014 16.7 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 Worse than Average
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2014 45.4 Worse than Average 2000 65.7 Worse than Average