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Cancer Prevalence in Colorado

April 2018


Consumers, Researchers, Population Health, Medicaid


Utilization, Health, Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare



CIVHC has produced a fifth infographic around cancer prevalence in Colorado sourced from their interactive statewide Condition Prevalence report. The info graphic highlights notable cancer-specific trends and opportunities in Colorado, including:

-Breast Cancer is by far the cancer with the highest prevalence (0.79%), followed by prevalence of cervical cancer (0.21%)
-The cancers reported tend to be more prevalent in the older population (65+), with the exception of cervical cancer which is more prevalence among women (35-64 yrs.)
-The 35-64 yrs. population covered by Medicare Advantage has the highest prevalence of all cancers reported
-Cancers tend to be more prevalent in rural counties among the Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Population.