Glossaries and Reference Material
Glossary of Cancer Statistics
Definitions of common terms, NCI terminology, and the five key statistical measures of cancer: incidence, mortality, survival, prevalence, and lifetime risk.
Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics: Questions and Answers
Answers to common questions about prognoses, including how cancer statistics are used and which statistics contribute to predicting a patient’s prognosis.
Understanding Statistics on Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality
The American Society of Clinical Oncology explains the types of statistics used to estimate cancer risk, including the distinctions among incidence, prevalence, and mortality.