Download DevCan Databases

The DevCan software includes a set of standard databases that correspond to the SEER Cancer Statistics Review (CSR). The databases below provide lifetime risks estimates for year ranges, geographic areas and racial ethinic groups that are not included in the standard DevCan databases.

Version 6.0 or later of DevCan is required to download additional databases. It is strongly recommended that you upgrade to the latest version of DevCan before downloading these databases.

Instructions for downloading and installing DevCan databases.

  1. Click on the link below for the database '.dcd' file that you would like to install.
  2. Save the file to your computer.
  3. Open DevCan.
  4. From the DevCan menu bar, select Database->Import Database...
  5. Browse to the location of the '.dcd' file that you saved, select the '.dcd' file, and click 'Open'.
Database Name Description File Release
U.S. Mortality, 2000-2016, No Suppression Lifetime Risk (Percent) of Dying from Cancer by Cancer Type, Racial/Ethnic Group and Sex, United States, 2000-2016. The cancer sites defined in this database are based on ICD-10 and include Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as individual sites. (See DevCan FAQ #2). Statistics are not included for American Indian/Alaska Native as these statistics are calculated at a sub-national level and cannot be included without count suppression. For more information regarding Racial/Ethnic breakdown in this database, please see the Expanded Racial/Ethnic Data page. usmort.yr0016.noaian.dcd April 2019
SEER 13 Incidence and Mortality, 1993-2016 Lifetime Risk (Percent) of Developing/Dying from Invasive Cancer by Cancer Type, Racial/Ethnic Group and Sex, SEER 13 Areas, 1993-2016 with a Follow-back year of 1992. The cancer sites defined in this database are based on ICD-0-3 and do NOT include Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as individual sites (See DevCan FAQ #2). For more information regarding the Racial/Ethnic breakdown in this database, please see the Expanded Racial/Ethnic Data page seer13.yr9316.dcd April 2019
U.S. Mortality, 1993-2016 Lifetime Risk (Percent) of Dying from Cancer by Cancer Type, Racial/Ethnic Group and Sex, United States, 1993-2016. The cancer sites defined in this database are based on ICD-10 and do NOT include Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as individual sites. (See DevCan FAQ #2). For more information regarding Racial/Ethnic breakdown in this database, please see the Expanded Racial/Ethnic Data page. usmort.yr9316.dcd April 2019
SEER 9 Incidence and Mortality, 2000-2016 Lifetime Risk (Percent) of Developing/Dying from Invasive Cancer by Cancer Type, Racial Group and Sex, SEER 9 Areas, 200-2016 with a Follow-back year of 1975. The cancer sites defined in this database are based on ICD-0-3 and include Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as individual sites. (See DevCan FAQ #2) seer9.yr0016.dcd April 2019
U.S. Mortality, 1975-2016 Lifetime Risk (Percent) of Dying from Cancer by Cancer Type, Racial/Ethnic Group and Sex, United States, 1975-2016. The cancer sites defined in this database are based on ICD-10 and do NOT include Kaposi Sarcoma and Mesothelioma as individual sites. (See DevCan FAQ #2) usmort.yr7516.dcd April 2019
Last Updated: 02 Jan, 2020