Cancer Outcome Metric: Stage at Diagnosis
The Stage at Diagnosis metric shows the proportion of 10 cancers** diagnosed in each quarter that
are recorded as presenting as an early stage case, i.e., stage 1 or 2 as opposed to stage 3, 4, or
unknown. Early stage at diagnosis is one of the most important factors that affect cancer outcomes.
** Invasive malignancies of breast, prostate, colorectal, lung, bladder, kidney, ovary and uterus, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and melanomas of skin