Years of Life and Productivity Loss from Potentially Avoidable Colorectal Cancer Deaths in U.S. Counties with Lower Educational Attainment (2008–2012)

Hannah K. Weir, Ph.D, Senior Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NAACCR Steering Committee Chair) Colorectal cancer […]

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2014

Jiemin Ma, PHD, MHS, Strategic Director, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society (443) 804-7314;   […]

Cancer Care Ontario adds new online tool for custom cancer statistics to its current suite of offerings

Zeinab El-Masri, MPH, Knowledge Dissemination & Evaluation Specialist, Surveillance and Ontario Cancer Registry Cancer Care Ontario is excited […]

Future of Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Incidence in the United States: Forecast Through 2026

Armen Ghazarian, MPH Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, National Cancer Institute Testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT) are the […]

Finding “Zombies” in Your Database by Confirming Vital Status

David K. O’Brien, PhD, GISP Alaska Cancer Registry, Department of Health and Social Services, Anchorage, AK Email:, […]

Resource requirements for cancer registration in areas with limited resources: Analysis of cost data from four low- and middle-income countries

Florence Tangka, PhD, Health Economist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cost of Cancer Registration in Limited Resource […]

Black Heterogeneity in Cancer Mortality: US-Blacks, Haitians, and Jamaicans

Paulo Pinheiro, MD, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor Epidemiology, University of Nevada Las Vegas (NAACCR Committee Member) Significant disparities […]

Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Hilda Razzaghi, Ph.D, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NAACCR Committee Member)
Cancer is a leading cause of mortality in the Caribbean region and globally; in 2012, an estimated 65% of all cancer deaths occurred in the less developed regions of the world.

Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths — Trends and Projections in the United States, 1969–2020

Hannah K. Weir, Ph.D, Senior Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(NAACCR Steering Committee Chair)
Heart disease and cancer are the first and second leading causes of death in the United States.

The Cancer Registry Rationale

When Ide Mills first learned about the Cancer Support Community Registry, she jumped at the chance to participate. Mills, who has stage 4 lung cancer, went online at to answer demographic questions and in-depth queries about her experience with her illness, such as what worried her the most and what her everyday challenges were in living with her disease.

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