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Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Texas

Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Texas

Cancer Incidence

Incidence measures the number of newly diagnosed cases during a specific time period in a population. A cancer incidence rate is the number of new cancers of a specific site/type occurring in a specified population during a year, usually expressed as the number of cancers per 100,000 population at risk.

Age-Adjusted Cancer Incidence Rates and Counts by Sex and Race/Ethnicity, and by Sex and Age at Diagnosis

Cancer Mortality

Mortality measures the number of deaths during a specific time period in a population. A cancer mortality rate is the number of deaths, with cancer as the underlying cause of death, occurring in a specified population during a year, usually expressed as the number of deaths due to cancer per 100,000 population. 

Age-Adjusted Cancer Mortality Rates and Counts by Sex and Race/Ethnicity, and by Sex and Age at Death

Web Query Tool

The TCR Web Query Tool is an online, interactive tool that can be utilized to obtain Texas cancer incidence and/or mortality data at the county, region, or state level. The tool enables users to investigate rates and counts by sex, cancer site, race/ethnicity, and year of diagnosis, as well as generate customized maps, tables, and bar graphs of incidence and mortality rates. The Web Query Tool currently includes incidence and mortality data for 1995 through 2016.


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Last updated February 25, 2019