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Age first diagnosed with ovarian cancer


For females ages 18 and older who have ever been diagnosed with ovarian cancer (CNOVAR), CNOVARAG indicates the age, in years, the person was when their ovarian cancer was first diagnosed. CNOVARRMS indicates whether the cancer is in remission.

CNOVARAG is part of a series of cancer variables included in MEPS beginning in 2008. From 2013 forward, AHRQ removed the variables indicating age of diagnosis and remission status for each reported cancer from the public file for confidentiality reasons. For related variables and more information about the cancer variables included in MEPS, please see CNBLAD.

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This variable is completely comparable over time.


  • 2008-2011: All females ages 18+ who have ever been told they had ovarian cancer (CNOVAR).


  • 2008-2011



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