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National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

National Program of Cancer Registries

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.

Contact Your Local Registry

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Find contact information for registries in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions, and 6 cities.

Featured Resources

United States Cancer Statistics

The official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data, and cancer mortality statistics for 2013.

Cancer Registries’ Value for You

Learn what a cancer registry is, and how cancer registries help answer questions such as “How do we know what causes cancer?” or “Who is most likely to get cancer and why?”

Cancer Incidence and Mortality Through 2020

In this video abstract, CDC’s Dr. Hannah Weir talks about her work to project trends in new cancer cases and cancer deaths in the United States through 2020.