National Program of Cancer Registries
The CDC-funded National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) is a population-based surveillance system of cancer registries, established in 1992, which collects data on cancer for 96% of the U.S. population.
Data and Documentation
2011 NPCR Restricted Access [PDF - 394 KB]
2012 NPCR Restricted Access [PDF - 365 KB]
Please follow the standard RDC Procedures to access these data.
NPCR data can be accessed through the four RDC access modes:
The standard RDC fees are waived for these data because NPCR has contributed funds to cover them. Please indicated "not applicable – NPCR" on the Funding line in the proposal format.
Approved Projects- Next Steps
The RDC Approved Projects- Next Steps outlines the process with the following exception(s):
- Data set creation – the variables listed in the data dictionary included in your proposal format will be extracted from the data files to create the analytic data set you will access to conduct your research.
Always discuss next steps with your RDC Analyst.