Cancer in Downstate and Rural Illinois

Cancer in Downstate and Rural Illinois

Cancer Reports:

  • Cancer in Downstate Illinois (September 2013): This report was jointly prepared by the Illinois Department of Public Health's Division of Epidemiologic Studies and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine's Simmons Cancer Institute. It documents the cancer incidence, mortality, disparities, care encounters, and survival in the 73 county "downstate Illinois" region.
  • Cancer in Rural Illinois (April 2014): This report was prepared by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine faculty and staff and Illinois Department of Public Health's Division of Epidemiologic Studies staff. It describes cancer incidence, mortality, staging, and access to care disparities in three rural regions in Illinois. It also contains a supplementary report that details the cancer burden experienced in the Illinois Delta region, the southernmost 16 counties in the state. 
Last Updated: Tue, 04/29/2014 - 7:47am