Statistics and Epidemiology
SEER (Statistics, Epidemiology and End Results)
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, maintained
at National Cancer Institute, is an authoritative source of information
on cancer incidence and survival in the United States.
NCI Fact Book
This annual publication has incident and mortality rates, plus information about NCI funding and organizational structure.
National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)
is a nationwide, facility-based, oncology data set that currently
captures 75 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer cases in the United
States annually. Data collected include patient characteristics, tumor
staging and histology characteristics, type of first course treatment
administered, disease recurrence, and survival information. The site is
the result of a partnership between American College of Surgeons and
National Cancer Society.
website provides access to information on the occurrence of cancer
world-wide compiled by the Descriptive Epidemiology Group (DEP) of
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
National Center for Health Statistics: Cancer
page, from a CDC agency, has links to a variety of government reports
containing cancer information, usually within the context of a wider
subject area. Note: when searching full-text of the reports, the term "neoplasms" often brings more results than using the term "cancer".