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Modified: January 3, 2013
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Comparison Tables
Rate/Trend Comparisons
set higher priority for cancer control when rates are high or rising
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Rate Trend Comparison by State/CountyPrioritize cancer sites for a specific state or county
Rate Trend Comparison by CancerPrioritize states or counties for a specific cancer site
Death Rates
for states or for counties in a state
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Incidence Rates
for states with high quality cancer registries
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Prevalence Projections (Breast Cancer Only)
for counts, percents and age-adjusted percents
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Graphs and Maps
5-Year Rate Changes
in cancer mortality or incidence for all major cancer sites by user selectable criteria
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Historical Trends
compare trends in cancer mortality and incidence by user selectable criteria
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Comparative Data Display (Micromaps)
explore relationships across geography of mortality, incidence, demographics, screening, or risk factors
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Interactive Maps 
for states or for counties in a state - mortality, incidence, screening, or risk factor maps
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Support Data
Screening and Risk Factors
estimates by state (or in some cases county) of screening data, risk factors, and smoking laws
description page for Screening and Risk Factors Report
Prevalence percents from behavioral surveysPrevalence percents from behavioral surveys
Population percents based on smoking lawsPopulation percents based on smoking laws
Demographic Data
showing census data for counties and states - expanded data now available
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Peer Counties
identify counties that are comparable based on a user specified criteria
description page for Peer Counties Report
Cancer Knowledge
national estimates of cancer-related knowledge and awareness of cancer prevention strategies
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Resources for Cancer Control: Cancercontrolplanet.cancer.gov
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Release Summary

Cancer Knowledge Maps

Demographics data from American Community Survey and Small Area Health Insurance Estimates

2010 Screening and Risk Factors by race/ethnicity

Healthy People 2020

2009 SEER Incidence Data (also released in the Cancer Statistics Review)

2009 Mortality Data

2009 USCS Incidence Data

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Resources for Cancer Control: Cancercontrolplanet.cancer.gov

Cancer Progress Report - 2009/2010 Update

Annual Report to the Nation

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Cancer Facts and Figures (American Cancer Society)

Finding Cancer Statistics

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