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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 High-Risk Groups

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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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Low-cost screening is now available to people who live in an area where registry data found high rates of colon cancer.

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Investigating Possible Cancer Causes

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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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