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Statistics

  • American Cancer Society - Cancer Facts & Figures
    • The American Cancer Society tracks cancer occurence, including the number of deaths, cases, and how long people survive after diagnosis. ACS also tracks data regarding behaviors that influence the risk of developing cancer. Also has cancer data for states.
  • Canadian Cancer Statistics
    • Current statistics, updated yearly since 1987, related to cancer in Canada.  This information is compiled by the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) with funding provided by the Canadian Cancer Society.
  • Cancer Mondial (IARC)
    • This website provides access to various databases containing information on the occurrence of cancer worldwide held and managed by the Section of Cancer Information (CIN) of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).  Databases include GLOBOCAN, CI5, WHO, ACCIS, IICC, ECO, NORDCAN, and SurvCan.
  • Cancer Mortality Maps from NCI
    • The Cancer Mortality Maps site provides interactive maps, graphs (which are accessible to the blind and visually-impaired), text, tables and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of cancer death rates for the time period 1950-2004 (1970-2004 only for Blacks) for more than 50 cancers.
  • Cancer.gov Statistical Sources
    • Links to statistical data provided by the National Cancer Institute, including statistics by specific cancers, general statistical data, ethnic and racial patterns, and links to statistical databases.  The site also includes a guide to understanding and interpreting cancer statistics.
  • CDC FastStats - Cancer
    • Provides a comprehensive synopsis of statistics on cancer in the United States. Included are statistics on incidence, cancer as a cause of death by age, sex, race and by state.
  • CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
    • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad by providing credible information to enhance health decisions and promoting health through strong partnerships. This site provides information on current health issues, in depth reports on many diseases and epidemiological data on health in the United States.
  • National Cancer Data Base
    • The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) is a nationwide oncology outcomes database for over 1,500 hospitals in 50 states, and is in its 10th year of operation. The NCDB was founded as a joint project of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS) and the American Cancer Society (ACS).
  • SEER
    • SEER is a premier source for cancer statistics in the United States. Includes information on incidence, prevalence and survival from specific geographic areas representing 28 percent of the US population, plus cancer mortality for the entire country. The site is intended for anyone interested in US cancer statistics or cancer surveillance methods.
  • Texas Cancer Registry
    • The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) is a statewide population-based registry that serves as the foundation for measuring the Texas cancer burden, comprehensive cancer control efforts, health disparities, progress in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, as well as supports a wide variety of cancer-related research.

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