Data & Tools
The Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP) supports the development and maintenance of a variety of data and tools that are available for research use. These resources can be used to address research questions at various points across the cancer control continuum.
SEER-Medicaid Linked Data Resource
Provides population-based data that gives information about Medicaid beneficiaries with cancer.
SEER-Medicare Linked Data Resource
Provides population-based data for an array of epidemiological and health services research questions.
SEER–Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Designed to improve understanding of the health-related quality of life of cancer patients and survivors enrolled in Medicare Advantage Organizations.
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement (MEPS)
Nationally representative survey that collects comprehensive data on health care utilization and expenditures.
National Health Interview Survey Cancer Control Supplement (NHIS CCS)
Nationally representative survey used to assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices in cancer-related health behaviors, screening, and risk assessment.
Provides an integrated platform to assess health outcomes via self-report or performance measures.
Other Research Initiatives
Patterns of Care Studies
Collected under a Congressional Mandate to evaluate the dissemination of state-of-the-art cancer therapy into community practice.
Interagency Consortium to Promote Health Economics Research on Cancer (HEROiC)
Aims at reducing the economic burden of cancer and cost-related barriers to care for cancer survivors in the United States.
HPV Vaccine Uptake
Brings together NCI cancer centers, CDC programs, state/local health departments, and immunization programs to increase HPV vaccination uptake.
Social Determinants of Health
Includes, for each US census tract, certain social determinates of health data elements, including race, education, poverty, urban/rural, socioeconomic status, and racial residential segregation indices.