Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Texas
Incidence measures the number of new cases during a specific time period. 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
Mortality measures the number of deaths during a specific time period. 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. It also generates customized maps, tables, and bar graphs of incidence and mortality rates.