SEER-Medicare Linked Database

The SEER-Medicare data reflect the linkage of two large population-based sources of data that provide detailed information about Medicare beneficiaries with cancer.

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Programming Support

Researchers often have questions about the SEER-Medicare data or need help before or during an analysis. You may find the materials provided here to be helpful as you conduct your analyses.

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Privacy & Confidentiality Issues

NCI, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the SEER staff have great appreciation for the potentially sensitive nature of data about persons with cancer and the need to respect the privacy of patients and providers included in the SEER-Medicare data.

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Last Updated: 21 Nov, 2019