Number of diagnosed incident cases of invasive uterine cervix cancer (ICD-O-3 codes C53.0-C53.9) in the U.S.
The data source is the United States Cancer Statistics report which uses the combined data from the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry data and the CDC National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). Together, these registries cover more than 96% of the U.S. population.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
- Race/Ethnicity: < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
- Total: < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2006 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2010.
The USPSTF strongly recommends screening for cervical cancer in women who have been sexually active and have a cervix.
One-on-one education is provided in person or by telephone to encourage individuals to be screened for cancer.
Some interventions seek to increase cancer screening by reducing out-of-pocket costs.
Many barriers can make it difficult for people to seek screening for cancer.
Reminders include letters, postcards, or phone calls to alert clients that it is time for their cancer screening.
Small media include videos and printed materials such as letters, brochures, and newsletters.
Provider-oriented interventions aim to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for cancers by health care providers.