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.
The official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data, and cancer mortality statistics for 2014.
The databases include cancer incidence and population data for 45 states and the District of Columbia, providing information on 94.5% of the U.S. population.
This tool displays cancer data from the USCS Web-based report as maps and bar charts with interpretive text that can be shared on social media.
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.
CDC’s Latest Research
- Capture and coding of industry and occupation measures: Findings from eight NPCR states
- KRAS testing and first-line treatment among patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer using population data from ten National Program of Cancer Registries in the United States
- Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975–2014, featuring survival