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Cancer Trends Progress Report – 2009/2010 Update

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Introduction
Trends-at-a-Glance
Summary Tables
Prevention
Early Detection
Diagnosis
Treatment
Life After Cancer
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Acknowledgements
Appendices

NCI wishes to acknowledge the following Federal agencies as sources for the data used in this report:

Environmental Protection Agency

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Department of Agriculture

The preparation of this report involved the efforts of many individuals who provided direction and content by serving on the NCI Working Group, the NCI Executive Committee, the External Review Committee or who otherwise provided significant content or production assistance.

NCI Working Group
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG)

Rocky Feuer, Ph.D., Working Group Chair
Chief, Statistical Research Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Sean Altekruse, Ph.D.
Program Director, Cancer Statistics Branch, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Michele Bloch, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Officer, Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS

Nancy Breen, Ph.D.
Economist, Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Martin L. Brown, Ph.D.
Chief, Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Laurie Cynkin, M.H.S.
Public Health Advisor, Office of the Director, DCCPS

Brenda K. Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Dan J. Grauman, M.A.
Information Technology Specialist, Office of the Director, DCCPS

Linda C. Harlan, Ph.D.
Epidemiologist, Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Anne Hartman, M.S.
Statistician, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Carrie Klabunde, Ph.D.
Epidemiologist, Health Services and Economics Research Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Sue  Krebs-Smith, Ph.D.
Chief, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Angela Mariotto, Ph.D.
Mathematical Statistician, Statistical Research Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Jill Reedy, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
Nutritionist, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Sonja M. Stringer, M.P.H.
Research Associate, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Richard Troiano, Ph.D.
Epidemiologist, Risk Factor Monitoring & Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Mary H. Ward, M.S., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, DCEG

Robin Yabroff, Ph.D.
Epidemiologist, Health Services and Economics Research Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

NCI Executive Committee

Rocky Feuer, Ph.D., Committee Chair
Chief, Statistical Research Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Michael Alavanja, Dr.P.H.
Senior Investigator, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, DCEG

Cathy Backinger, Ph.D.
Branch Chief, Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS

Christine D. Berg, M.D.
Chief, Early Detection Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention

Martin L. Brown, Ph.D.
Chief, Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Laurie Cynkin, M.H.S.
Public Health Advisor, Office of the Director, DCCPS

Brenda K. Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Surveillance Research Program, DCCPS

Dan J. Grauman, M.A.
Information Technology Specialist, Office of the Director, DCCPS

Bradford W. Hesse, Ph.D.
Chief, Health Communication & Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS

Sue Krebs-Smith, Ph.D.
Chief, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, DCCPS

Julia H. Rowland, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, DCCPS

Nita L. Seibel, M.D.
Pediatric Solid Tumor Protocols, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program

Shobha Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Health Disparities Research Coordinator, Office of the Director, DCCPS

External Review Committee

Victoria Champion, DNS, Associate Dean for Research, Indiana University School of Nursing

Gary Chow, M.P.H., Community Director, American Cancer Society, Greater Bay Area/ Redwood Empire Region

Jessie Gruman, Ph.D., President, Center for Advancing Health

Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D., Deputy Director and Director of Population Sciences, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Patricia Hoge, R.N., Ph.D., Chief Mission Officer, American Cancer Society, Mid-Atlantic Division

Ahmedin Jemal, D.V.M., Ph.D., Strategic Director, Cancer Occurrence, American Cancer Society

Diane Makuc, Dr.P.H., Associate Director for Science, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics

Suzanne C. O’Neill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University

Terry F. Pechacek, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Marcus Plescia, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

Sung A. Poblete, Ph.D., Director, Clinical and Translational Programs, Executive Office,
American Association for Cancer Research

Catherine Poole, Founder and President, Melanoma International Foundation

Mona Saraiya, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Officer, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

Randy Schwartz, M.S.P.H., Senior Vice President of Strategic Health Initiatives, American Cancer Society, New England Division

Kurt Snipes, M.S., Ph.D., Chief, Chronic Disease Surveillance and Research Branch, California Department of Public Health, California Cancer Registry

K. Vish Viswanath, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Howard Wainer, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Scientist, National Board of Medical Examiners

Claire A. Weschler, M.S.Ed., C.H.E.S., Program Coordinator, Prevention and Care Management, Agency for Healthcare, Research, and Quality Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships

Contractors

American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation: Data support

Information Management Consultants, Inc.: Data support

Information Management Services, Inc.: Information technology

Matthews Media Group, Inc.: Editing and design

VSB Associates: Summary tables graph design

* Special thanks to NCI’s Office of Advocacy Relations.

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