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Photograph of People Data collected by state cancer registries enable public health professionals to understand and address the cancer burden more effectively. CDC provides support for states to maintain registries that provide high-quality data.
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Data Data
United States Cancer Statistics
State Cancer Facts
Tools Tools
Registry Plus™
Modeling Electronic Reporting Project
Publications Publications
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2005
Decline in Breast Cancer Incidence—United States, 1999–2003
Training Training
NPCR Education and Training Series (NETS)
Certified Tumor Registrar Recruitment Materials
Brain Tumor Registry Reporting Training Materials
Educational Materials for Cancer Registrars
Certification for Cancer Registrars
About NPCR About NPCR
NPCR Program Manual (PDF-2.5MB)
Cancer Surveillance System Rationale and Approach
Funded Program Contacts

Quick Links
Incidence and Mortality Data
CDC and NCI released their annual report, containing state-specific and regional incidence and mortality data for 2004.
This Web-based presentation tool provides a refined view of cancer registry processes to help the day-to-day efficiency of operations.
NPCR Education and Training Series (NETS)
This series is an excellent source of training materials for state trainers and educators.
NPCR Program Manual (PDF)
The manual is a single reference that defines expectations and provides guidance on specific activities for NPCR programs.
New Mapper Plus Application
Mapper Plus parses HL7 messages and maps to NAACCR data elements.
Tool for Improved Non-Hospital Reporting
Suitable for physicians' offices, this Web-based application is used to collect cancer data securely over the Internet.
Find out how CDC uses information technology to improve the completeness, timeliness, and quality of cancer surveillance data.
Page last reviewed: January 14, 2009
Page last updated: January 14, 2009
Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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