Data and Evaluation

October 22, 2021
Cancer was the second leading cause of death, after heart disease, in the United States in 2019. In 2019, there were 599,601 cancer deaths; 283,725 were among females and 315,876 among males.
October 6, 2021
To help improve policy makers and cancer control professionals’ awareness of viral hepatitis risk factors and evidence-based prevention strategies, The George Washington University Cancer Center, in collaboration with CDC, developed educational materials on viral hepatitis and liver cancer. By…
September 30, 2021
The CDC 2020 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps for 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 US territories show self-reported adult obesity prevalence by race, ethnicity, and location. The data comes from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an on-going state-based, telephone interview…
September 30, 2021
A practical, non-prescriptive tool, the evaluation framework summarizes and organizes the steps and standards for effective program evaluation.
September 29, 2021
Secure and sustainable funding is crucial for cancer control programming to flourish. Logic models can help convey to funders "why your program is important, and the logic behind why you expect it to be effective" and successful. On April 27, 2017, during National Cancer Control Month, we invited…
September 24, 2021
The continuing and escalating global fight against cancer demands new tools and the latest available data and trends. The Cancer Atlas website and The Cancer Atlas, Third Edition book – produced by the American Cancer Society, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, and the Union for…
September 23, 2021
This latest version of the evaluation toolkit is intended to help organizations and communities evaluate a wide variety of interventions designed to increase awareness and use of colorectal cancer screening.
September 23, 2021
The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer (ARN) is an update of rates for new cases and deaths as well as trends for the most common cancers in the United States. ARN provides rates and trends for the most common cancers among adults, children (aged 0-14), and adolescents and young…
September 17, 2021
This 2020 report provides a brief overview of Year 2 of the GW Cancer Center comprehensive cancer control technical assistance project, "Building Cancer Control Capacity: Scaling Evidence to Practice to Advance Health Equity".
September 17, 2021
This 2019 report provides a brief overview of Year 1 of the GW Cancer Center comprehensive cancer control technical assistance project, "Building Cancer Control Capacity: Scaling Evidence to Practice to Advance Health Equity".