Citations for use of the SEER*Stat software and SEER Limited-Use data should follow these formats.
Replace <version number> below with the appropriate number for the version of SEER*Stat used to perform your analyses. This citation is also available on the Help menu under Suggested Citations and on the session and results matrix print-outs.
Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute SEER*Stat software (seer.cancer.gov/seerstat) version <version number>.
Each database provided by SEER has a unique suggested citation, which can be found on the Data tab when the appropriate database is selected, and on the session and results matrix print-outs. The citation contains four important pieces of information:
That the data is provided by the SEER Program (and NCHS, in the case of mortality data)
The specific name of the database
The database's submission date (when it was received from the SEER registries)
The database's release date