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United States Cancer Statistics (USCS)

About the Report

  • Questions & Answers: A list of frequently asked questions and answers.

  • Hints for Reading Tables and Graphs: Tips and guidance for reading and understanding the tables and graphs presented in this report.

  • Uses for Report Data: Examples of current and potential uses of USCS report data.

  • Contact Information: Contact information for the report co-authors: the National Program of Cancer Registries, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program, and National Vital Statistics Surveillance System.

  • Glossary: An alphabetical list of technical terms related to cancer data collection, analysis, and interpretation.

  • Full report (PDF-8.5MB): The entire report is available for download as one file.

  • Executive Summary (PDF-328KB): Explains how the data for this report was obtained, highlights major findings, and provides points to keep in mind when interpreting the data.

  • Technical Notes (PDF-489KB): A detailed description of data sources, registry eligibility criteria, populations covered, statistical methods, and more.

For a complete list of state cancer registries with mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and Web sites, visit Program Contacts.

For a list of national partner organizations, visit Partners. Those that are crucial to the success of cancer registration and cancer surveillance in the United States include the American Cancer Society, the American College of Surgeons, the American Joint Committee on Cancer, the National Cancer Registrars Association, and collaborating partner, the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries.

Below is the suggested citation for the U.S. Cancer Statistics: 2004 Incidence and Mortality report:

U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 2004 Incidence and Mortality. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2007.

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Page last reviewed: September 28, 2007
Page last updated: September 28, 2007
Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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