National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)
Data collected by local cancer registries enable public health professionals to understand and address the cancer burden more effectively. CDC provides support for states and territories to maintain registries that provide high-quality data.
Contact Your Local Registry
Find contact information for registries in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions, and 6 cities.
The official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data, and cancer mortality statistics for 2012.
Learn what a cancer registry is, and how cancer registries help answer questions such as “How do we know what causes cancer?” or “Who is most likely to get cancer and why?”
In this video abstract, CDC’s Dr. Hannah Weir talks about her work to project trends in new cancer cases and cancer deaths in the United States through 2020.