SEER 1973-2005 Cancer Data Available
Released April 15, 2008

SEER Data is now available the for the years 1973-2005. With the new data comes the release of many new statistics and updated versions of software throughout the Surveillance Research Program. See the list below for new and updated data, statistics, and tools now available.


  • SEER Data, 1973-2005 includes incidence and population data associated by age, sex, race, year of diagnosis, and geographic areas (including SEER registry and county).
  • US Mortality Data 1969-2005 is available for analysis in the SEER*Stat software.

Statistical Reports and Tables

  • Cancer Stat Fact Sheets are a collection of statistical summaries for a number of common cancer types. They were developed to provide a quick overview of frequently-requested cancer statistics.
  • SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2005 is an annually published report of the most recent cancer incidence, mortality, survival, lifetime risk, and prevalence statistics.
  • Fast Stats, with a newly-designed interface, is an interactive tool to access statistical tables and graphs based on user selections of cancer site, statistic, race/ethnicity, gender, and age. Data is also available in delimited format.
  • Cancer Query Systems are Web-based data retrieval applications that provide access to cancer statistics stored in online databases. CanQues provides greater flexibility than Fast Stats and data is also available in delimited format.


  • SEER*Stat software is for the analysis of SEER and other cancer-related databases. The following statistics can be calculated: frequencies and rates, survival prevalence, multiple primary standardized incidence ratios, and case listings.
  • DevCan software uses lifetable methods to compute the lifetime and age-conditioned probability of developing cancer and dying of cancer.
  • Joinpoint software analyzes joinpoint models to enable the user to test whether or not an apparent change in trend is statistically significant.

Last modified:
25 Nov 2008
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