Recent Updates and Archive

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Recent Updates

For each measure in the report, the table below highlights the most recent year of data available for the measure and the date which the measure page in this report was updated. For a summary of corrections that may have been made to the individual measure pages, please see the Revision History.

Recent Updates to the Cancer Trends Progress Report
Measure Year of Most Recent Estimate Data Up To Date As Of
Prevention
Tobacco Use Initiation 2019 July 2021
Youth Tobacco Use 2020 July 2021
Adult Tobacco Use 2019 July 2021
Quitting Smoking 2018 July 2021
Clinicians' Advice to Quit Smoking 2019 July 2021
Fruit and Vegetable Consumption 2018 July 2021
Red Meat Consumption 2018 July 2021
Fat Consumption 2018 July 2021
Alcohol Consumption 2018 July 2021
Physical Activity 2018 July 2021
Weight 2018 July 2021
Sun Protective Behavior 2015 July 2021
Indoor tanning 2019 July 2021
Sunburn 2017 July 2021
HPV Vaccination 2019 July 2021
Genetic Testing 2015 July 2021
Tobacco Company Marketing Expenditures 2018 July 2021
Medicaid Coverage of Tobacco Dependency Treatments 2019 July 2021
Secondhand Smoke Exposure 2018 July 2021
Smoke-free Home Rules 2019 July 2021
Smoke-free Workplace Rules and Laws
Smoke-free Workplace Rules 2019 July 2021
Indoor Air Laws 2019 July 2021
Arsenic Exposure 2016 July 2021
Benzene Exposure 2018 July 2021
Cadmium Exposure 2018 July 2021
Nitrate Exposure 2014 July 2021
Radon Exposure 2013 July 2021
Early Detection
Breast Cancer Screening 2019 July 2021
Cervical Cancer Screening 2019 July 2021
Colorectal Cancer Screening 2019 July 2021
Lung Cancer Screening 2015 July 2021
Prostate Cancer Screening 2018 July 2021
Diagnosis
Incidence 2018 July 2021
Stage at Diagnosis 2018 July 2021
Treatment
Bladder Cancer Treatment 2009 July 2021
Breast Cancer Treatment 2017 July 2021
Colorectal Cancer Treatment 2015 July 2021
Kidney Cancer Treatment 2017 July 2021
Lung Cancer Treatment 2015 July 2021
Ovarian Cancer Treatment 2011 July 2021
Prostate Cancer Treatment 2008 July 2021
Life After Cancer
Financial Burden of Cancer Care 2020 July 2021
Survival 2013 July 2021
Cancer Survivors and Smoking 2019 July 2021
Cancer Survivors and Physical Activity 2018 July 2021
Cancer Survivors and Weight 2019 July 2021
End of Life
Mortality 2019 October 2021
Person-Years of Life Lost 2019 October 2021

Revision History

The revision history provides a timeline of when measure pages were updated as well as any corrections that were made to the content of the measure pages.

Date Revision
10/21/2021

The October 2021 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. The Mortality and Years of Life Lost measure pages were updated to reflect NCHS mortality estimates through 2019.

7/01/2021

The July 2021 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. All measure pages with new available data have been updated. Please consult the table above for a full list.

Where applicable, all measures have been updated to reflect the Healthy People 2030 targets .

11/09/2020

The November 2020 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. The Incidence, Stage at Diagnosis and Survival measure pages were updated to reflect SEER Incidence data through 2017. The Mortality and Years of Life Lost measure pages were updated to reflect NCHS mortality estimates through 2018.

3/31/2020

The March 2020 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. All measure pages with new available data have been updated. Please consult the table above for a full list.

New measures this year include E-cigarettes on the Youth Tobacco Use page and Colorectal Cancer on the Genetic Testing page.

9/5/2019

Graphs for e-cigarette usage among high school students were added to the Youth Tobacco Use measure page. The new graphs are based on data through 2018 from the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

4/24/2019

The graphs for Cost of Cancer Care by Cancer SIte and Cost of Cancer Care by Cancer Site and Phase of Care on the Financial Burden of Cancer Care measure page were incorrectly labelled as 'in billions of dollars'. These graphs and associated tables have been updated to have the correct label of 'in millions of dollars'.

2/28/2019

The February 2019 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. All measure pages with new available data have been updated. Please consult the table above for a full list.

New measures this year include Processed Meat Consumption, Genetic Testing, Long Term Trends in Adult Cigarette Use, Inorganic Arsenic Exposure, UV Exposure and Sun-Protective Behaviors By Sun Sensitivity, and Healthy Weight/Overweight estimates for Cancer Survivors

2/12/2018

The February 2018 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. All measure pages with new available data have been updated. Please consult the table above for a full list.

Measures for Lung Cancer Screening and Prostate Cancer Screening are new to this release.

8/23/2017

The Healthy People 2020 targets cited on the Fat Consumption measure page were updated to reflect the latest revision of the applicable Healthy People targets.

1/18/2017

The January 2017 Update to the Cancer Trends Progress Report was released. All measure pages with new available data have been updated. Please consult the table above for a full list.

11/4/2015
11/4/2015 The desired direction for complete nephrectomy was switched from rising to falling in all Kidney Cancer Treatment graphs.
3/18/2015 The Cancer Trends Progress Report was updated with a new website design and updated estimates for all measures.

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