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
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2014 95.5 Better than Average 2003 54.2 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 2015 21.3 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2015 41.4 Average 2000 65.7 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) 2014 95.4 Average 2005 94.4 Better than 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 93.8 Average 2004 77.0 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 2015 15.8 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 Worse than Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers
Composite measure: Adults ages 50-75 who received any type of colorectal cancer screening