Supplier
NIH/NCI
Years Available
1973 to present
Periodicity
Annual
Mode of Collection
Census: reports on all cancer cases reported to participating cancer registries.
Description
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) tracks the incidence of persons diagnosed with cancer during the year and collects follow-up information on all previously diagnosed patients until their death.
Population Covered
As of 2017, SEER registries cover 36.7 percent of the U.S. Population.