Geographic Information Systems and Science for Cancer Control

NCI Cancer Atlas

The NCI Cancer Atlas is a tool that allows users to create maps of cancer statistics, demographics, and risk factors.

In the NCI Cancer Atlas you can:

  • Select the type of Statistic and By-Variables shown on the map
  • Change the colors and groups of mapped statistics by choosing from a variety of map options
  • Extract the map by printing or saving an image or downloading the statistics in a delimited format for further analyses in other software

The NCI Cancer Atlas provides access to the following statistics:

  • Demographics from the American Community Survey for 2012 to 2012
  • SEER Incidence for 2011 to 2015 for the entire United States for available state registries
  • US Mortality for 2011 to 2015 for the entire United States
  • US Historical Mortality for 1970 to 2009 for the entire United States
  • Prevalence from the National Center for Health Statistics for 2017
  • Screening and Risk Factors from the BRFSS

If the statistics that you are interested in are not available in this tool, SEER provides cancer statistics in a variety of formats. See Statistical Summaries, Interactive Tools and Publications for more options.

This tool is not accessible to users of assistive technologies. All of the statistics displayed in the application are available as data tables in an accessible text version.

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