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USCS Fact Sheet
USCS Fact Sheet

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Contact Information
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United States Cancer Statistics (USCS)

About the Report

  • Questions and 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 data.


  • Contact Information: Contact information for the report co-authors: CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries, the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results program, and CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.


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


  • Technical Notes: A detailed description of data sources, registry eligibility criteria, populations covered, statistical methods, and more.

See contact information for state cancer registries.

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 the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries.*

Below is the suggested citation for the U.S. Cancer Statistics: 1999–2010 Incidence and Mortality Web site:

U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2010 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2013. Available at: www.cdc.gov/uscs.

*Links to non-Federal organizations found at this site are provided solely as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the Federal Government, and none should be inferred. CDC is not responsible for the content of the individual organization Web pages found at these links.

Page last reviewed: January 7, 2014
Page last updated: January 7, 2014
Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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