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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.

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United States Cancer Statistics

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

NPCR Public Use Databases

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.

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.