National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

National Program of Cancer Registries

CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) works to measure progress in preventing and treating cancer, a leading cause of death in the United States.

Measuring progress. Targeting action.

Cancer Registries: Measuring Progress. Targeting Action.

Cancer registries provide the data-driven foundation for cancer control efforts in the United States. Find out what they are, how they work, and who can use the data they provide in this video.

Page last reviewed: November 9, 2021