Archived Press Releases

Release DateTitle/Description
5/23/2013 NAACCR enhances already powerful cancer research tool by adding new data
Springfield, Ill., May 22, 2013 – Today’s release of Cancer in North America (CINA): 2006-2010 provides researchers and health professionals with the most detailed look of how cancer is...
3/4/2013 Neighborhood poverty and health insurance figure in late-stage diagnosis of breast cancer
Springfield, Ill., March 4, 2013 – Home may be where the heart is, but where you live could affect your health. “Regardless of geographic location, women who live in high poverty areas...
6/7/2012 Excellence in Volunteer Leadership Recognized by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries
Springfield, Ill., – The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) has recognized two of its members by bestowing the organization’s highest honors - the...
6/1/2012 Celebrating 25 Years of Progress – Building Bridges for Cancer Surveillance
Springfield, Ill. – Cancer surveillance is the cornerstone of cancer control and for the past 25 years the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) has been a leader...
11/16/2011 Shortest Path Project provides clues on where people are going for health care
Springfield, Ill., November 16, 2011 – A unique team of epidemiologists, central registrars, geographers and spatial scientists has developed a tool that may lead to a better understanding...
6/24/2011 Recognizing Innovation and Dedication in Cancer Control, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Presents Awards
Springfield, Ill., June 24, 2011 – The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) has presented Xiao-Cheng Wu, MD, MPH, CTR of New Orleans, Louisiana and Gilbert H....
6/10/2011 Policy and science converge for cancer control interventions
Louisville, KY – On the heels of the publication of the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer which reported a first-time decline in lung cancer deaths in women, cancer...
11/1/2010 Recognizing Innovation and Dedication in Cancer Control, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Presents Awards
Québec City, QC, Canada (AScribe Newswire) - Two women who have dedicated their careers to improving the field of cancer registration and public health have been recognized by their...
10/14/2010 Harnessing emerging opportunities for cancer control interventions
Québec City, QC, Canada (AScribe Newswire) – Cancer is the now the second leading cause of death among North Americans and responsible for one of every four deaths in the United States....