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SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2004

This is a past version of the SEER Cancer Statistics Review that includes statistics from 1975 through 2004. If you would like to view the most recent version of the CSR, please visit the CSR Home Page.

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Contents of the CSR

Note: A site variable with groupings for Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma was used in the calculation of statistics.

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Summary Figures and Tables
(Excerpts from Overview)
CSR Sections Pages Grouped By Topic
  1. Overview in a Single PDF
  2. All Cancer Sites
  3. Brain and Other Nervous
  4. Breast
  5. Cervix Uteri
  6. Colon and Rectum
  7. Corpus Uteri
  8. Esophagus
  9. Hodgkin Lymphoma
  10. Kaposi Sarcoma
  11. Kidney and Renal Pelvis
  12. Larynx
  13. Leukemia
  14. Liver and Bile Duct
  15. Lung and Bronchus
  16. Melanoma of the Skin
  17. Mesothelioma
  18. Myeloma
  19. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  20. Oral Cavity and Pharynx
  21. Ovary
  22. Pancreas
  23. Prostate
  24. Stomach
  25. Testis
  26. Thyroid
  27. Urinary Bladder
  28. Childhood Cancer
  29. Childhood Cancer by the ICCC
  30. Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  31. Benign Brain Tumors

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Revision History

Date Revision Affected Pages
11/15/2007 In Table XXII-11, the rates for Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer were incorrectly shown and labeled as the rates for Pancreatic Cancer

Table XXII-11

Table appears in the following topics:

07/11/2007 A clarification was made to the overview text regarding the Hawaiian populations that are used for the state of Hawaii. The updated text appears on page 5 in paragraph 2. Text appears in the
Introduction and Overview.
06/29/2007 The Years of Life Lost to Cancer and Years of Life Lost to Major Causes of Death graphs were based on the 4/19/2006 version of the NCHS 2003 life tables. The graphs were updated to reflect the March 28, 2007 revision to the NCHS 2003 life tables. Figures changed:
Figure I-19, Figure I-20

Graphs appear in the Overview.

06/21/2007 The Years of Life Lost to Major Causes of Death graphs were not displaying the correct values. The graphs now contain the correct estimates. Figure I-20

Graph appears in the Overview.

06/12/2007 The SEER Area Map was revised to include labels for New Mexico and Utah, and to indicate that Alaska is part of the SEER 13 registries. Figure I-1

Map appears in the Overview.

04/20/2007 In the sex-specific chapters, the column headers listed on the rates by SEER registry pages were incorrect. The column headers labeled the rates incorrectly for all columns except those under All Races. The column headers are now correct. Tables changed:
4-17, 4-18, 4-19, 5-9, 5-10, 7-9, 7-10, 21-9, 21-10, 23-9, 23-10, 25-9, 25-10

Tables appear in the following topics:

04/20/2007 The survival rates for some CSR pages were suppressed if the rate was based on less than 25 cases. The rates for these tables have now been changed to be suppressed if the rate is based on less than 16 cases. Tables changed:
1-6, 17-4, 29-6

Tables appear in the following topics:

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Suggested Citation

All material in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated.

Ries LAG, Melbert D, Krapcho M, Mariotto A, Miller BA, Feuer EJ, Clegg L, Horner MJ, Howlader N, Eisner MP, Reichman M, Edwards BK (eds). SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2004, National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD, http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2004/, based on November 2006 SEER data submission, posted to the SEER web site, 2007.

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