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See the Glossary of Cancer Statistics for definitions of the types of cancer statistics available and other statistical terms.

Reports and Data
Most Recent Reports
SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2005
Annually updated tables and graphs displaying cancer statistics by cancer site, year of diagnosis, age, race, sex, and geography, diagnosed between 1975 and 2005.
Statistics: Incidence, mortality, survival, prevalence, and lifetime risk statistics
2008 Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2005 contains a special feature on trends in lung cancer, tobacco use and tobacco control.
Statistics: Incidence, death rates, and trends in the United States
United States Cancer Statistics: 2004 Incidence and Mortality
A report showing geographic variations in the occurrence of and death from cancer in 2004 in the United States by cancer site.
State-specific and regional incidence and mortality rates
Cancer Trends Progress Report: 2007 Update
A report that describes and illustrates the nation's progress in reducing the cancer burden across the full cancer control continuum, from prevention, early detection, and treatment to the impact of deaths from cancer.
Topical Reports
An Update on Cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004
This supplemental monograph provides a comprehensive description of the cancer burden in the American Indian/Alaska Native population in the United States.
SEER Survival Monograph: Cancer Survival Among Adults: US SEER Program, 1988-2001
This monograph examines cancer survival by patient and tumor characteristics for over 1.6 million adult cancers diagnosed during the period 1988-2001. The tumor characteristics may include subsite, size of tumor, extension of the tumor, lymph nodes positive, distant metastases, and histologic type. The patient characteristics are age, race, and sex.
New Malignancies Among Cancer Survivors: SEER Cancer Registries, 1973-2000
This monograph reports on the risk of new malignancies that have arisen among more than 2 million SEER cancer survivors for the period 1973 to 2000. Risks of subsequent cancers are evaluated for more than 50 adult and 18 childhood tumors, by gender, age at diagnosis of the initial cancer, and time since diagnosis, as well as the initial treatment and histologic type of certain cancers.
Risk of multiple primary cancers
Cancer Epidemiology in Older Adolescents and Young Adults 15 to 29 Years of Age
This monograph presents detailed information about cancer incidence and outcomes in adolescents and young adults. It was developed to gather population-based incidence, mortality, and survival data specific to cancers that occur in this population, along with epidemiological data and risk factors for the development of age-specific cancers
Incidence, Mortality, Survival. Including SEER Incidence and Survival: 1975-2000
Cancer Incidence in Four Middle Eastern Countries (Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, and Jordan) Compared with US SEER
This monograph presents information about cancer incidence for populations in Cyprus, Egypt (Gharbiah Region), Israel (Jews and Arabs), and Jordan for the period 1996-2001.
Methods for Measuring Cancer Disparities: A Review Using Data Relevant to Healthy People 2010 Cancer-Related Objectives
This report raises some conceptual issues and reviews different methodological approaches germane to measuring progress toward the goal of eliminating cancer-related health disparities .
Measuring Health Disparities
U.S. Predicted Cancer Incidence, 1999: Complete Maps by County and State from Spatial Projection Models
The results presented in this report are computed by a spatial projection model that predicts the number of cases in each county based on the sociodemographic and lifestyle profile for that county.
Predicted incidence
Area Socioeconomic Variations in US Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Stage, Treatment, and Survival, 1975-1999
A report on the relationship of socioeconomic status to the overall cancer burden, as well as to the magnitude and causes of current social inequalities in cancer between major racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
Statistics: Incidence, mortality, and survival for six major cancers (lung, colon/rectum, prostate, breast, uterine cervix, and melanoma of the skin)
Cancer Incidence and Survival Among Children and Adolescents: United States, 1975-1995
Statistics are provided by ICCC group and age. It provides an overview of statistical trends and risk factors associated with childhood cancers intended to aid researchers in the search for answers about these rare cancers.
Statistics: Incidence, mortality, survival, and demographic trends in childhood cancers
SEER Statistical Publications
These are publications containing cancer statistics produced by the SEER program or through collaborative efforts between SEER and other organizations.
Interactive Internet Sites
State Cancer Profiles
Interactive graphics and maps provide quick and easy access to cancer statistics at the national, state and county level. Statistics are displayed by geographic region, race/ethnicity, cancer site, age, and sex.
Incidence and mortality by geographic region.
Cancer Stat Fact Sheets
A collection of printable statistical summaries for a number of common cancer types
Incidence, mortality, survival and stage, prevalence, and the probability of developing or dying from cancer
Fast Stats
Build tables, charts, and graphs of cancer statistics for all major cancer sites by age, sex, race, and geographic area.
Incidence, mortality, survival and stage, prevalence, and the probability of developing or dying from cancer
Search the SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2005
Search for pages in the CSR by specifying Statistic Type, Cancer Site, and Race/Ethnicity. From a list of pages that meet your criteria, you will be able to view individual pages or merge pages into one custom-built PDF.
Incidence, mortality, survival, prevalence, and lifetime risk statistics for the time period 1975-2005
Cancer Mortality Maps & Graphs
Interactive mortality charts and graphs, including rates by cancer, 5-year rates over time, and rates by state.
Statistics: Trends of mortality rates for the time period 1950-1994
Cancer Control PLANET
Cancer Control PLANET is a public-private effort among NCI, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the American Cancer Society. It contains Web-based tools for health educators and health practitioners. The PLANET (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools) portal brings together new evidence-based tools that can help communities to better understand and address their cancer burden.
Links to Other Web Sites
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)
American Cancer Society (ACS) Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)
North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) Statistics and Reports
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Cancer Fastats
World Health Organization Cancer Mortality Database

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