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    Posted: 12/22/2005    Updated: 12/12/2007
NCI Issues Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, today released the Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update. The report, which spans the cancer control continuum from prevention through end of life, summarizes our nation's progress against cancer in relation to the Healthy People 2010 targets developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This online report, first issued in 2001 as the Cancer Progress Report, is released every other year. The report, intended for policy makers, researchers, clinicians, and public health service providers, offers updated national trends data in a user-friendly format.

Report features include:

  • Quick tutorial to ease navigation and downloading of materials within the report
  • Updated "Trends-at-a-Glance" snapshot
  • Links to NCI's State Cancer Profiles' state- and county-level data
  • Links to colorectal cancer mortality projections
  • Links to Healthy People 2010 materials
  • Data, graphs, and slides that are easy to download
  • Custom report features
  • Open text search capability
  • Fully accessible to persons with disabilities

The Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update can be viewed online at General questions about the report may be directed to


For Frequently Asked Questions about the Cancer Trends Progress Report - 2007 Update, please go to

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