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At a Glance

Focus On: Survivors

Primary Site Analysis

Community Involvement

Early Detection and Prevention

2008 Oncology Peer Review Committee

Ex-Officio

Department Representation

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Primary Site Analysis
St. Luke's provided care to 1,262 oncology patients in 2007, the most recent annual data available. The most common sites are prostate, breast, lung, colorectal and melanoma. St. Luke's multidisciplinary approach continues to attract patients from the greater St. Louis metropolitan area.
 
Buccal cavity and pharynx
Digestive system - total
   Colorectal
Respiratory system
Bone and joints
Soft tissue
Melanoma (excluding basal and squamous cell carcinoma)
Breast
Female genital system
Male genital system
   Prostate
Urinary system
Eye and orbit
Brain and other CNS
Endocrine system
Lymphomas
Myeloma
Leukemias
Mesothelioma
Ill-defined
Skin, Other

Total
2005
28
212
(138)
138
0
4
74
228
85
179
(170)
79
0
41
40
52
12
23
2
24
0

1,221
2006
22
174
(108)
127
1
6
62
247
60
191
(183)
91
1
41
54
36
8
16
0
32
0

1,167
2007
25
152
(99)
146
0
9
83
223
60
251
(241)
109
1
37
58
43
9
22
1
29
4

1,262

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