Cancer

a man with cancer embraces his daughterWhat cancer data are available on the data portal?

You can find incidence rates for the following cancers:

  • Bladder
  • Brain and Other Nervous System
  • Breast
  • Esophagus
  • Kidney
  • Larynx
  • Leukemia, All Types
  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid
  • Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic
  • Liver and Bile Ducts
  • Lung and Bronchus
  • Lymphoma, Non-hodgkins
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Oral Cavity and Pharynx
  • Pancreas
  • Thyroid
  • Childhood Cancer, Brain and Other Nervous System
  • Childhood Cancer, Leukemia, All Types
  • Childhood Cancer, Leukemia, Acute Lymphocytic
  • Childhood Cancer, Leukemia, Acute Myeloid

Data are for single and combined years for 2000-2014, based on cancer type.

Why track cancer?

Cancer data tracked by the Maine Tracking Network are used to monitor and evaluate cancer incidence patterns in Maine.The data are also used to better understand cancer, identify areas in need of public health interventions, and improve cancer prevention, treatment, and control.

Go to the Data Portal ››

Where can I find more public health information about cancer?