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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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The official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data, and cancer mortality statistics for 2008.

Image of a man looking at a computer screenNPCR Data on CDC WONDER
NPCR cancer incidence data for the years 1999–2009 are now available through CDC WONDER, an online query system.

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This interactive virtual registry system helps develop and assess the skills of cancer registry personnel.

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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.

Success Stories

Cancer registries are constantly looking for ways to improve the completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of their data, and to use their high-quality data to improve public health. Registries across the country share examples of innovative ways in which they have collaborated to reduce the burden of cancer in the face of dwindling resources.

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