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.
- Cancer Prevention Starts in Childhood
- Comprehensive cancer control success stories
- Cancer survivorship videos
- Podcast: Patterns and Trends in Cancer Screening
- Video: U.S. Cancer Statistics: The Official Federal Cancer Statistics
- Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report
- Skin cancer prevention success stories
- Talk to Someone: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
- U.S. Cancer Statistics 2015 data
- Wondering when to start screening for colorectal cancer?
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
- Increasing colorectal cancer screening in health care systems using evidence-based interventions
- Physician nonprofessional cancer experience and ovarian cancer screening practices
- CDC activities to enhance training in cancer prevention and control in field epidemiology training programs in low- and middle-income countries
- Cervical cancer screening among women by birthplace and percent of lifetime living in the United States