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.
- World Cancer Day
- Blog post: World Cancer Day Reflections from Dr. Lisa Richardson
- Public Health Grand Rounds videos: Preventing Cervical Cancer in the 21st Century
- CDC’s Cancer Genomics Program
- Blog post: What We Need to Know About Gynecologic Cancers
- Cervical Cancer Awareness
- U.S. Cancer Statistics data brief: Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population, United States—1999–2015
- Cancer, the Flu, and You
- Colorectal cancer state screening profiles
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 34,000 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
- Sunburn prevalence among US adults, National Health Interview Survey 2005, 2010, and 2015
- Skin cancer prevention behaviors among agricultural and construction workers
- Adverse childhood experiences and the presence of cancer risk factors in adulthood
- Medical financial hardship among cancer survivors in the United States
- Establishing baseline cervical cancer screening coverage—India, 2015–2016
- Cancer in Canada: stage at diagnosis