SEER Program: cancer incidence and mortality in the United States, 1973-81.
Data are presented on cancer incidence and mortality in the United States from 1973 to 1981, primarily taken from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. The data are presented for individual years and for the summary periods 1973-1977 and 1978-1981. The data concern 10 areas selected for their ability to provide adequate data on a continuing basis: these areas are selected areas within states, whole states, and Puerto Rico. The mortality data are presented by site, year, race, sex, and geographic area. (ANNOTATION)