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Date: Monday, October 16, 2000 
Question/Topic: I am trying to find statistics on prostate cancer morbidity and mortality rates by age, race in florida. 
Answer/Pointer: This site - National Cancer Institute-Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)- collects data and publishes cancer incidence and survival data. The Publications page includes Prostate Cancer Trends, 1973-1995, Cancer Statistics Review, 1973-1995, Racial/Ethnic Patterns of Cancer in the United States, and Cancer Rates and Risks (4th Edition). From the National Cancer Institute's site, search the CancerLit database. The Centers for Disease Control online mortality and morbidity weekly report is at There is also a morbidity and mortality weekly report on CD-ROM. A library near you may own it. 
Librarian: SLF 

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