Sources of Cancer Data
  • Michigan Environmental Public Health Tracking (MiTracking)
    The Michigan Environmental Health Tracking Program gathers existing Michigan-specific environmental health data. Estimates are provided on cancer and other indicators; this includes childhood cancer. Queried results are provided in tables, charts, and maps that can be downloaded, saved, and printed.

  • State Cancer Profiles – National Cancer Institute
    This site provides a system to characterize the cancer burden to assist in prioritizing cancer control efforts The target audiences are health planners, policy makers, and cancer information providers who need quick and easy access to descriptive cancer statistics in order to prioritize investments in cancer control.

National Data Reports

  • American College of Surgeons — National Cancer Data Base
    A nationwide oncology outcomes database with data collected from Commission on Cancer accredited cancer programs.  This data is uses to explore trends in cancer care, to create regional and state benchmarks for participating hospitals and to serve as the basis for quality improvement. 

  • CDC WONDER - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) is an easy-to-use, menu-driven system that makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention available to public health professionals and the public at large; it provides access to a wide array of public health information.

  • Cancer Data and Statistics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visulations 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.

  • Cancer Facts and Statistics – American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society maintains 8 regularly updated Cancer Facts & Figures titles.  Earlier editions are also available for historical purposes.  Facts & Figure titles are on the following topics:  Cancer, Cancer Prevention & Early Detection, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Cancer Treatment & Survivorship, and Global Cancer. 

  • Cancer Snapshots – National Cancer Institute
    This portal includes links to disease-focused snapshots that provide key information on disease incidence and mortality, NCI funding trends, relevant research activities, and recent scientific advances, as well as snapshots on special populations and scientific topics.

  • Cancer Statistics – National Cancer Institute
    Information on cancer statistics, how cancer statistics are calculated and where the data come from.

  • Cancer Trends Progress Report – National Cancer Institute
    The Cancer Trends Progress Report, summarizes our nation's progress against cancer in relation to Healthy People targets set forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The report includes key measures of progress along the cancer control continuum and uses national trend data to illustrate where advances have been made.

  • GIS and Public Health - Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the CDC is studying spatial aspects of health and illness (For example: where are diseases found, how are diseases related ot the environment and where do people go to seek health care). This site offers Interactive Apps, Maps & More, Resources, Feature Stories and GIS at CDC.

  • Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    HINTS  is a national survey dedicated to learning how people find, use, and understand cancer information.   
    • HINTS Briefs
      HINTS Briefs provide a snapshot of noteworthy, data-driven research findings from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).

  • Healthy People 2020: Cancer
    The cancer objectives support monitoring trends in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival to better assess the progress made toward decreasing the burden of cancer in the United States.

  • National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles
    State Cancer Profiles characterizes the cancer burden in a standardized manner to motivate action, integrate surveillance into cancer control planning, characterize areas and demographic groups, and expose health disparities. This site provided cancer statistics, charts, and maps by data topic across the cancer control continuum.

  • North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)
    Information derived through surveillance is critical for directing effective cancer prevention and control programs. From the NAACCR home page, you can select options such as Data Standards & Data Dictionary, Resources for International Registries, Cancer Surveillance Timeline, Site Specific Data Items, and Cancer Data & Maps (Interactive).
  • SMART: BRFSS City and County Data and Documentation
    CDC analyzes BRFSS data for metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas (MMSAs), to provide localized health information that can help public health practitioners identify local emerging health problems, plan and evaluate local responses, and efficiently allocate resources to specific needs.
  • Smoking and Tobacco Use Data and Statistics - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    This site is a portal to data and other information.  Selections include:  Surgeon General's Reports; state data; surveys; vital signs; information by topic; fact sheets; and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports.

  • Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) data – National Cancer Institute
    The SEER Program collects and publishes cancer incidence and survival data from population-based cancer registries.