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.

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, 847 KB)
  2. All Cancer Sites (PDF, 230 KB)
  3. Brain and Other Nervous (PDF, 196 KB)
  4. Breast (PDF, 287 KB)
  5. Cervix Uteri (PDF, 134 KB)
  6. Colon and Rectum (PDF, 250 KB)
  7. Corpus Uteri (PDF, 128 KB)
  8. Esophagus (PDF, 198 KB)
  9. Hodgkin Lymphoma (PDF, 189 KB)
  10. Kaposi Sarcoma (PDF, 166 KB)
  11. Kidney and Renal Pelvis (PDF, 195 KB)
  12. Larynx (PDF, 194 KB)
  13. Leukemia (PDF, 273 KB)
  14. Liver and Bile Duct (PDF, 198 KB)
  15. Lung and Bronchus (PDF, 305 KB)
  16. Melanoma of the Skin (PDF, 198 KB)
  17. Mesothelioma (PDF, 132 KB)
  18. Myeloma (PDF, 191 KB)
  19. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (PDF, 227 KB)
  20. Oral Cavity and Pharynx (PDF, 254 KB)
  21. Ovary (PDF, 130 KB)
  22. Pancreas (PDF, 193 KB)
  23. Prostate (PDF, 148 KB)
  24. Stomach (PDF, 197 KB)
  25. Testis (PDF, 127 KB)
  26. Thyroid (PDF, 191 KB)
  27. Urinary Bladder (PDF, 205 KB)
  28. Childhood Cancer (PDF, 135 KB)
  29. Childhood Cancer by the ICCC (PDF, 79 KB)
  30. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (PDF, 19 KB)
  31. Benign Brain Tumors (PDF, 24 KB)

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 (PDF, 8 KB)

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 (PDF, 99 KB) and Overview (PDF, 847 KB).
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 (PDF, 7 KB), Figure I-20 (PDF, 7 KB)

Graphs appear in the Overview (PDF, 847 KB).

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 (PDF, 7 KB)

Graph appears in the Overview (PDF, 847 KB).

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 (PDF, 121 KB)

Map appears in the Overview (PDF, 847 KB).

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 (PDF, 8 KB), 4-18 (PDF, 8 KB), 4-19 (PDF, 9 KB), 5-9 (PDF, 8 KB), 5-10 (PDF, 8 KB), 7-9 (PDF, 8 KB), 7-10 (PDF, 8 KB), 21-9 (PDF, 8 KB), 21-10 (PDF, 8 KB), 23-9 (PDF, 8 KB), 23-10 (PDF, 8 KB), 25-9 (PDF, 7 KB), 25-10 (PDF, 7 KB)

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 (PDF, 21 KB), 17-4 (PDF, 8 KB), 29-6 (PDF, 11 KB)

Tables appear in the following topics:

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,, based on November 2006 SEER data submission, posted to the SEER web site, 2007.

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