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Submit a four- to seven-page Word document or four- to seven-slide PowerPoint presentation (excluding title and reference pages/slides) that profiles the type of cancer you selected.  Your profile should include an introduction and conclusion, as well as correct APA citations for any resources used.  It must contain a brief synopsis of the type of cancer as well as statistics on gender, age, and race/ethnicity.   Address the following in your profile: Describe your data and give a brief synopsis of the type of cancer you selected.Give the current survival rates for your selected cancer.Do survival rates for your selected cancer differ by race/ethnicity or gender (or age)?  If so, what are those differences?  How has relative survival (5-year survival) changed over the years? What inferences can you draw from these time trends (or the absence of time trends)?Are there procedures available that can help improve a person’s chance of survival for the cancer you selected?  List at least one risk factor that has been found to be associated with this cancer. Additionally, use the National Cancer Institutes’ State Cancer Profiles interactive tool to determine the prevalence of your selected cancer type across the United States.Using the State of Alabama for Thyroid Cancer for the above….Relative Survival By Survival Time
5-Year
Relative Survival By Year Dx
By Race and
Sex
By Race and Sex
Thyroid  All Ages
Thyroid  All Ages
1992-2010
1975-2006
Race/Ethnicity
Sex
Survival Interval (Years)
Rate
Race/Ethnicity
Sex
Year ofDiagnosis
Rate
White
Male
0
100
White
Male
1975
92.8
White
Male
1
96.2
White
Male
1976
90.4
White
Male
2
95.5
White
Male
1977
88.6
White
Male
3
95.1
White
Male
1978
88.4
White
Male
4
94.7
White
Male
1979
89.7
White
Male
5
94.3
White
Male
1980
83.5
White
Male
6
94.1
White
Male
1981
87.9
White
Male
7
93.7
White
Male
1982
94.2
White
Male
8
93.5
White
Male
1983
88.8
White
Male
9
92.9
White
Male
1984
85.7
White
Male
10
92.7
White
Male
1985
88.6
White
Female
0
100
White
Male
1986
92.8
White
Female
1
98.3
White
Male
1987
96.2
White
Female
2
98.2
White
Male
1988
88.6
White
Female
3
98.1
White
Male
1989
89.1
White
Female
4
98.1
White
Male
1990
90.3
White
Female
5
98
White
Male
1991
92.2
White
Female
6
97.9
White
Male
1992
91.8
White
Female
7
97.8
White
Male
1993
89.4
White
Female
8
97.8
White
Male
1994
94
White
Female
9
97.8
White
Male
1995
90.9
White
Female
10
97.8
White
Male
1996
91.1
Black
Male
0
100
White
Male
1997
88.6
Black
Male
1
93.1
White
Male
1998
93.5
Black
Male
2
91.8
White
Male
1999
96.4
Black
Male
3
90.8
White
Male
2000
94.9
Black
Male
4
89.4
White
Male
2001
93.2
Black
Male
5
89.2
White
Male
2002
94.4
Black
Male
6
88.3
White
Male
2003
92.7
Black
Male
7
88.3
White
Male
2004
94.9
Black
Male
8
88.3
White
Male
2005
95.3
Black
Male
9
88.3
White
Male
2006
96.1
Black
Male
10
88.3
White
Female
1975
91.7
Black
Female
0
100
White
Female
1976
93.2
Black
Female
1
96.4
White
Female
1977
91.5
Black
Female
2
96.4
White
Female
1978
92.6
Black
Female
3
96.4
White
Female
1979
90.9
Black
Female
4
96.4
White
Female
1980
94.5
Black
Female
5
96.3
White
Female
1981
95.2
Black
Female
6
95.8
White
Female
1982
91.1
Black
Female
7
95.7
White
Female
1983
94.2
Black
Female
8
95.6
White
Female
1984
93.5
Black
Female
9
95.5
White
Female
1985
94.2
Black
Female
10
95.3
White
Female
1986
94.7
White
Female
1987
94.1
White
Female
1988
96.3
Cancer sites
include invasive cases only unless otherwise noted.
White
Female
1989
93.9
White
Female
1990
97
The annual
survival estimates are calculated using monthly intervals.
White
Female
1991
95.7
White
Female
1992
94.6
White
Female
1993
95.6
White
Female
1994
96.7
White
Female
1995
97.6
White
Female
1996
96.6
White
Female
1997
97.6
White
Female
1998
97.5
White
Female
1999
96.9
White
Female
2000
97.3
White
Female
2001
97.8
White
Female
2002
97.7
White
Female
2003
98.5
White
Female
2004
98.4
White
Female
2005
97.9
White
Female
2006
99.1
Black
Male
1975
~
Black
Male
1976
~
Black
Male
1977
~
Black
Male
1978
~
Black
Male
1979
~
Black
Male
1980
~
Black
Male
1981
~
Black
Male
1982
~
Black
Male
1983
~
Black
Male
1984
~
Black
Male
1985
~
Black
Male
1986
~
Black
Male
1987
~
Black
Male
1988
~
Black
Male
1989
~
Black
Male
1990
~
Black
Male
1991
~
Black
Male
1992
86.1
Black
Male
1993
~
Black
Male
1994
~
Black
Male
1995
~
Black
Male
1996
~
Black
Male
1997
78.7
Black
Male
1998
~
Black
Male
1999
~
Black
Male
2000
77.1
Black
Male
2001
91.6
Black
Male
2002
93
Black
Male
2003
98.6
Black
Male
2004
84.2
Black
Male
2005
94.5
Black
Male
2006
90.6
Black
Female
1975
96.3
Black
Female
1976
80.8
Black
Female
1977
93.9
Black
Female
1978
100
Black
Female
1979
91.5
Black
Female
1980
89.9
Black
Female
1981
97.8
Black
Female
1982
90.9
Black
Female
1983
90.9
Black
Female
1984
91.2
Black
Female
1985
87.6
Black
Female
1986
90.9
Black
Female
1987
92.3
Black
Female
1988
93.1
Black
Female
1989
89.8
Black
Female
1990
80.5
Black
Female
1991
92.7
Black
Female
1992
83.7
Black
Female
1993
94.8
Black
Female
1994
93
Black
Female
1995
93.2
Black
Female
1996
95.3
Black
Female
1997
95.9
Black
Female
1998
95.1
Black
Female
1999
94.9
Black
Female
2000
91.6
Black
Female
2001
89.8
Black
Female
2002
94.4
Black
Female
2003
95.6
Black
Female
2004
96.3
Black
Female
2005
97.3
Black
Female
2006
96.6
Cancer sites include invasive cases
only unless otherwise noted.
The 5-year survival estimates are
calculated using monthly intervals.
~ Statistic not displayed due to
less than 16 cases.

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