Cancer Data and Statistics

U.S. Cancer Statistics

This videoexternal icon provides an overview of United States Cancer Statistics, the official federal cancer statistics.

U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool

The Data Visualizations tool makes it easy for anyone to explore and use the latest official federal government cancer data from United States Cancer Statistics. It includes the latest cancer data covering 100% of the U.S. population.

Interactive graphics and tables

  • New cancer cases
  • Cancer deaths
  • Data interpretation
  • By state and county
  • By sex, age, race, and ethnicity
  • Over time
  • Survival
  • Prevalence

The United States Cancer Statistics (USCS) are the official federal cancer statistics. They come from combined cancer registry data collected by CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries and the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program.external icon These data are used to understand cancer burden and trends, support cancer research, measure progress in cancer control and prevention efforts, target action on eliminating disparities, and improve cancer outcomes for all.

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Cancer Rates by U.S. State
See rates of new cancers or cancer deaths for the entire United States and individual states for common kinds of cancer. Also, see the top 10 cancers for men and women.
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Demographics
See rates or numbers of new cancers or cancer deaths by race/ethnicity, sex, and age group for all cancers combined or for common types of cancer.
Line chart of trends.
Trends
See how the rates of new cancers or cancer deaths changed over time for the entire United States and individual states, for all cancers combined or for common types of cancer.

NPCR and SEER Incidence – USCS Public Use Databases

Researchers can access and analyze high-quality population-based cancer incidence data on the entire United States population. De-identified cancer incidence data are available to researchers for free in public use databases.

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Cancer Data and Statistics Tools
This page lists tools that provide various statistics about cancer, as well as databases available to researchers.
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Other Cancer Data Sources
This page lists other sources of cancer data, for the United States and internationally.