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 Cancer Knowledge Tutorials
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    What's on this page…
  Learning about this Map
  Creating a Cancer Knowledge Map
  Modifying a Map
  Accessing the Underlying Data
  Exporting Data from a Cancer Knowledge Map
  Copying a Cancer Knowledge Map into another Program
  Interpreting the Map
  Printing the Map

Learning about this Map

  If you would like to read about this map, what the map contains, and where the data comes from, click on the About this Map link to the right of the map.
     

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Creating a Cancer Knowledge Map

To create a Cancer Knowledge map, follow the steps below…

  1. Select the data you want to display in the drop down boxes.
  2. After you've made all of the selections, click on the Generate Map button located under the drop down lists. A map containing the data you just selected will appear.
     
     
    Note: The selection of items from the drop down boxes may affect other drop down boxes. For example, if you select "Cervical Cancer" under the drop down list for Topic, you will only be able to select questions related to cervical cancer.
   

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Modifying a Map

     
  You can modify a Cancer Knowledge map by creating a new map. Following the procedures under Creating a Cancer Knowledge Map.
     
   

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Accessing the Underlying Data

     
  Once you have created a Cancer Knowledge map, you can view the data that was used to generate the map. The original data came from the HINTS web site. Follow the link in the source footnotes to go to the HINTS site.
     


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Exporting Data from the Map

  To export the data on a table to be used in Excel, SAS, or another program, click on the Export Data button located to the right of the Map and follow the instructions on screen.
     


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Copying a Cancer Knowledge map into another Program
Use the following procedure to put a copy of the Cancer Knowledge map into another program…
     
  1. Right mouse click on the Cancer Knowledge map.
  2. Select Copy from the pop-up menu.
  3. Open the destination program (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Word Perfect).
  4. Select Paste from the File menu, press Ctrl-V, or right click and select Paste from the pop-up menu.
     

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Interpreting the Map

A text description has been provided to assist in understanding the Cancer Knowledge Map. Use one of the following procedures to access this text description.

The Interpret Data Link
     
  1. Click on the Interpret link located to the right of the graph.
  2. The text description will appear in a new browser window.
     

The Image's Alternative Text
     
  1. Hover your mouse over the map image.
  2. The text description will appear.
     

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Printing the Map
If you select Print within your browser or press the print button, the entire screen is printing including all controls. Use one of the following procedures to print only the Cancer Knowledge map…

Printing with a print preview
  1. Click on the Printable View link located to the right of the graph. A new browser window will appear containing only the map you have created.
  2. Select Print within your browser or press the print button.
     

Printing without a print preview
  1. Right click on the map and select the Print Picture... option from the pop-up menu. A print dialog box will appear.
  2. Click on the Print button.
     

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