Data and Statistics
Survivors and Caregivers
Kinds of Cancer
Basic information, statistics, and what CDC is doing about some of the most common kinds of cancer in the United States.
- Women: Take Time for Self-Care. You’re Worth It!
- Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
- 5 Things Cancer Survivors Should Know About Their Mental Health
- Emily and Caroline: Do What Works Best For You
- 5 Simple Sun Safety Strategies
- No Matter Your Age, Know Your Breast Cancer Risk
- Protecting Your Skin Is Worth the Effort
- 3 Weird Things About Acetaldehyde
- 9 Tips on Preparing for Your Colonoscopy
- Community Garden video
About CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Learn about our recent milestones, research, programs, and partnerships, as well as our leaders and featured scientists.
Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients
Cancer patients who are treated with chemotherapy have a high risk of getting infections when their white blood cell count is low.
Cancer, the Flu, and You
Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from influenza (“the flu”). Learn about special considerations for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
HPV and Cancer
Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes about 31,500 cancers each year, including most cervical cancers and several other kinds of cancer.
Health Disparities in Cancer
Some groups of people are more affected by cancer than others. CDC monitors trends in cancer cases and deaths.
CDC’s Latest Cancer Research
- Factors associated with breast MRI use among women with a family history of breast cancer
- State indoor tanning laws and prevalence of indoor tanning among U.S. high school students
- Obesity, physical activity, and dietary behaviors in an ethnically diverse sample of cancer survivors with early-onset disease