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Cancer Registries’ Value for You

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Have you ever wondered, “How do we know what causes cancer?” or “Who is most likely to get cancer and why?” Learn what a cancer registry is and how cancer registries help answer these important questions.

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Identifying Groups of People Who Have a Higher Risk

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Registry data found that people who receive organ transplants may have twice the risk of getting cancer as the general population.

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Increasing Screening in Underserved Areas

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Registry data helps persuade a large health care system to support a statewide plan to increase colon cancer screening.

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Investigating Possible Causes of Cancer

The high lung cancer rates in Appalachian Kentucky aren't only due to smoking. Cancer-causing elements in rocks are partly to blame.

The high lung cancer rates in Appalachian Kentucky aren’t only due to smoking. Cancer-causing elements in rocks are partly to blame.

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