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CDC Cancer Data: Technical Documentation
The CDC Cancer 2009 presents data obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The CDC is the leading national public health institute of the United States operating under the Department of Health and Human Services.
The CMS is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.
This survey provides information about death rates due to different types of cancers and statistics on cancer prevention measures on the U.S. county and state levels.