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 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 2013 22.5 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2012 85.3 Average 2004 51.7 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 2012 91.9 Average 2004 77.0 Worse than Average
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) 2012 94.5 Average 2004 90.6 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2013 45.4 Worse than Average 2000 65.7 Worse than Average
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2013 16.9 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 Worse than Average