Cancer Map Stories

This section provides links to map stories developed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that discuss a cancer topic using a map-based explanation.

Rural-Urban Disparities in Cancer

Evidence shows that rural residents face serious disadvantage related to socioeconomic deprivation and limited access to quality healthcare relative to urban residents.

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Tobacco Use & Lung Cancer

Tobacco use poses a considerable public health burden in the United States. In fact, it is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in this country.

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Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States.

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