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Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

More information about the most recent Annual Report to the Nation, including key findings and associated charts, graphs, and social media tools, is available at the SEER site.

The most recent Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer was released on July 8, 2021. According to the report, during 2001 to 2018:

  • Overall cancer death rates continued to fall in men, women, and children.
  • The drop in lung cancer and melanoma deaths accelerated, likely due to advances in targeted therapies and other treatments.
  • Overall cancer incidence rates, or rates of new cancers, continued to rise slightly in women and children.