School Health Database

Background Users can search for sample policies, practices, and articles addressing health issues affecting schools and students. Topics include: asthma, school health programs, food safety, STIs, healthy eating, physical activity, sexual orientation, and teen pregnancy, among others. The School Health Database is maintained by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and is supported by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The School…

United States Cancer Statistics (USCS)

Users can download the data set and static graphs, tables and charts regarding cancers in the United States. Background The United States Cancer Statistics is web-based report created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). The site contains cancer incidence and cancer mortality data. Specific information includes: the top ten cancers,…

SEER Cancer Database

Users can access data about cancer statistics in the United States including but not limited to searches by type of cancer and race, sex, ethnicity, age at diagnosis, and age at death. Background Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database‚Äôs mission is to provide information on cancer statistics to help reduce the burden of disease in the U.S. population. The SEER database is a project to the National Cancer Institute.…

Cancer in North America Database

Background Users can access data about cancer statistics in the United States and Canada including but not limited to searches by type of cancer, race, sex, population, and geography. The Cancer in North America database is maintained by the North American Association for National Cancer Registries. The North American Association for National Cancer Registries partners with the Centers for Disease Control, National Cancer Institute, Commission on Cancer, American Cancer Society,…

CANCERMondial

Background Users can access data about cancer statistics, specifically incidence and mortality worldwide for the 27 major types of cancer. Cancer Mondial is maintained by the Section of Cancer Information (CIN) of International Agency for Research on Cancer by the World Health Organization. Users can access CIN databases including GLOBOCAN, CI5(Cancer Incidence in Five Continents), WHO, ACCIS(Automated Childhood Cancer Information System), ECO (European Cancer Observatory), NORDCAN and Survcan. Data Notes…