Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start.
Department of Health Data
- Cancer Dashboard
The Cancer Dashboard provides a high-level view of cancer's prevalence, trends, and burden in Pennsylvania. Users can dive deeper into the statistics through interactive charts and tables.
- See the Cancer Incidence, Childhood Cancer Incidence, and Deaths datasets.
Net Cancer Survival in Pennsylvania
- Net cancer survival rates for Pennsylvania residents, analyzed by age group, sex, insurance status, and geography. Trends in survival rates are also examined.
Cancer Standard Output Tables
- Large tables of data showing the number of cancer cases by various cancer sites.
Pennsylvania Cancer Incidence and Mortality
- Annual report of cancer incidence and mortality data with 250 pages of various statistics and charts for all cancers and 23 primary sites.
Minority Health Disparities
- This report focuses on significant differences among races/ethnicities for selected health topics.
External Data Sources
Statistics (American Cancer Society)
Cancer Statistics (National Cancer Institute)
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)
Cancer Research - North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)
CDC WONDER - Cancer Statistics
State Cancer Profiles
Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)
United States Cancer Statistics (USCS)
USCS Data Visualizations