U.S. Cancer Statistics – Annual Data Release

  • 1.  U.S. Cancer Statistics – Annual Data Release

    Posted 06-07-2019 15:43

    On behalf of CDC


    New U.S. Cancer Statistics data are available in an updated Data Visualizations tool and public use database.

    U.S. Cancer Statistics are the official federal cancer statistics, providing the latest cancer information on the entire U.S. population. This data resource combines cancer registry data from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.

    Data Visualizations tool

    The Data Visualizations tool is an easy way to explore and use the latest U.S. Cancer Statistics data. It includes interactive graphics and text explaining the data. You can create and export presentation-ready trend graphs, maps, and tables by state, county, and demographic characteristics.

    New Ways to Look at the Data

    Rates of New Cancers in American Indians and Alaska Natives

    This new module includes American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) incidence data that have been linked to Indian Health Service (IHS) patient registration data and restricted to non-Hispanic populations residing in IHS purchased/referred care delivery area (PRCDA) counties. This provides more precise cancer statistics for AI/AN populations.

    Risk Factor-Associated Cancers

    Although cancer represents many different diseases, some cancer types share common risk factors like:

    -       tobacco use

    -       alcohol use

    -       human papillomavirus (HPV) infection

    -       excess body weight

    -       physical inactivity

    The new Risk Factor-Associated Cancers module presents incidence data for cancers associated with these five risk factors. 

    U.S. Congressional District Data

    A module released earlier this year features incidence and mortality data at the U.S. Congressional district level.

    Public use database

    The public use database includes cancer incidence and population data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The de-identified data are available online, at no cost to researchers. With more than 26 million cases in the database and 16 years of data available (2001 to 2016), this is a rich source of data for generating publications, including research on cancer trends and rare cancers.

    More Information

    U.S. Cancer Statistics |

    CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries |

    NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program |

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