Cancer Registries’ Value for You
Learn how registries work and how they answer important questions about cancer.
Understanding Cancer Data
Find out about NPCR’s high-quality population-based cancer data.
Cancer Registries: Measuring Progress. Targeting Action.
Contact a Local Registry
Forty-six states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Pacific Island Jurisdictions, and the U.S. Virgin Islands receive funding through CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries. Find your local registry.
CDC’s Latest Research
- Capture of tobacco use among population-based registries: Findings from 10 NPCR states
- Geographic variation in pediatric cancer incidence—United States, 2003–2014
- Population-based cancer survival in the United States: data, quality control, and statistical methods.
- The history and use of cancer registry data by public health cancer control programs in the United States.