This is a past version of the SEER Cancer Statistics Review that includes statistics from 1975 through 2002. 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

In contrast to previous Cancer Statistics Reviews, the CSR 1975-2002 uses a site variable which distinguishes
Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as separate cancer sites.

The files on this page are provided in PDF format.

Summary Figures and Tables
(Excerpts from Overview)
CSR Sections Pages Grouped By Topic
  1. Overview in a Single PDF (PDF, 552 KB)
  2. All Sites (PDF, 115 KB)
  3. Brain and Other Nervous (PDF, 99 KB)
  4. Breast (PDF, 207 KB)
  5. Cervix Uteri (PDF, 86 KB)
  6. Colon and Rectum (PDF, 146 KB)
  7. Corpus Uteri (PDF, 86 KB)
  8. Esophagus (PDF, 99 KB)
  9. Hodgkin Lymphoma (PDF, 97 KB)
  10. Kaposi Sarcoma (PDF, 96 KB)
  11. Kidney and Renal Pelvis (PDF, 100 KB)
  12. Larynx (PDF, 100 KB)
  13. Leukemia (PDF, 164 KB)
  14. Liver and Bile Duct (PDF, 99 KB)
  15. Lung and Bronchus (PDF, 170 KB)
  16. Melanoma of the Skin (PDF, 102 KB)
  17. Mesothelioma (PDF, 69 KB)
  18. Myeloma (PDF, 98 KB)
  19. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (PDF, 129 KB)
  20. Oral Cavity and Pharynx (PDF, 101 KB)
  21. Ovary (PDF, 87 KB)
  22. Pancreas (PDF, 100 KB)
  23. Prostate (PDF, 103 KB)
  24. Stomach (PDF, 101 KB)
  25. Testis (PDF, 84 KB)
  26. Thyroid (PDF, 99 KB)
  27. Urinary Bladder (PDF, 110 KB)
  28. Childhood Cancer (PDF, 119 KB)
  29. Childhood Cancer by the ICCC (PDF, 69 KB)    

Revision History

Date Revision Affected Pages
09/19/2007 In Table I-16, the rates for Asian/Pacific Islanders and American Indian/Alaska Natives were interchanged.

Table I-16 (PDF, 18 KB)

Table appears in the following topics:

08/23/2005 In Figure I-17, the percent change of risk for female breast cancer was incorrectly displayed as a positive percentage. The graphs was modified to display the correct value of -0.03%.
Figure I-17 (PDF, 14 KB)
05/09/2005 Additional cancer sites were added to the incidence and mortality age distribution tables. Table I-10 (PDF, 21 KB) and Table I-12 (PDF, 18 KB)

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, Eisner MP, Kosary CL, Hankey BF, Miller BA, Clegg L, Mariotto A, Feuer EJ, Edwards BK (eds). SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2002, National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD,, based on November 2004 SEER data submission, posted to the SEER web site 2005.

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