About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of diagnosed incident cancer cases in localized stage of the oral cavity and pharynx (ICD-10 codes C00-C14)
Number of diagnosed incident cancer cases of the oral cavity and pharynx (ICD-10 codes C00-C14)
The data source is the United States Cancer Statistics (USCS) report which uses the combined data from the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry data and the CDC National Program of Cancer Registries. Together, these registries cover more than 96% of the U.S. population.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
Additional resources about the objective
- U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2013 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2016.