The Leading Cause of Death in Massachusetts


Cancer is the leading cause of death among Massachusetts residents. Despite being at the forefront of cancer research, prevention, and treatment, many disparities persist in communities across the state. To better understand these disparities, and to support the work of community organizations, leaders, and providers, the MA Cancer Data Commons (MCDC) seeks to make relevant Massachusetts cancer data easy and simple to access.

Our Mission


The mission of the Massachusetts Cancer Data Commons (MCDC) is to provide quick and easy access to cancer data and information specific to the state of Massachusetts. This information is for community members, students, families, researchers, providers, and anyone who wants to quickly access useful data and statics on cancer in our state.