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SEER*Stat Tutorials
Updated: April 2012

These tutorials provide step-by-step instructions for using SEER*Stat to calculate statistics, view database values, and export results.

These tutorials are designed for SEER*Stat Version 7.0.9 and the 1973-2009 SEER Data. See the SEER*Stat help system for a description of the statistics calculated by SEER*Stat.


  • SEER*Stat Basics
  • Frequencies
  • Individual Cancer Records (Case Listings)

Rates and Trends

  • Age-adjusted Incidence Rates
  • Trends in Rates

Survival Statistics

  • Relative Survival
  • Period Survival
  • Cause-specific Survival

Advanced Statistical Topics

  • Prevalence
  • Multiple Primary - Standardized Incidence Ratios

Using County Attribute Data