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Cancer Fact Sheets

The North Carolina Central Cancer Registry fact sheets are published for selected cancer sites.


The North Carolina Central Cancer Registry newsletter including general updates of activities, reporting requirements and data use.

Summer 2011 CCR Newsletter (revised 09/2011) (667 KB PDF)

American Cancer Society’s South Atlantic Division Cancer Facts and Figures, 2008

These documents are excerpts from the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) South Atlantic Division Cancer Facts and Figures 2008, relevant to North Carolina. The South Atlantic Division includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The N.C. Central Cancer Registry and N.C. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System provide data for this annual publication.

North Carolina County Data, ACS Facts and Figures 2008 (2 MB PDF) includes North Carolina county-level cancer incidence and mortality counts and age-adjusted rates for 2001-2005, by race and sex, for the following cancers: breast, prostate, lung and bronchus, colon and rectum, cervix and melanoma.

North Carolina Data, ACS Facts and Figures, 2008 (552 KB PDF) includes these North Carolina data: demographics, cancer incidence and mortality trends, cancer staging percentages by site and race, prevention and risk factor information, and other cancer control information.

Cancer Among Hispanics and Latinos, ACS Facts and Figures 2008 (493 KB PDF) is a summary of information on cancer among Hispanics in the ACS’s South Atlantic Division.

The entire publication External link can be downloaded from the American Cancer Society website.

Cancer Facts and Figures, 2004

North Carolina Cancer Facts and Figures is a biennial publication produced by the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry containing North Carolina cancer incidence and mortality, as well as projected cancer estimates for 2004. It is modeled after the American Cancer Society’s annual "Cancer Facts and Figures" publication, which details cancer incidence and mortality across the nation.

In addition to statistical data, this report includes detailed information on cancer risk factors, stage of disease, screening, prevention, treatment and cancer control efforts in North Carolina. Also included are the American Cancer Society’s guidelines for the early detection of cancer.

Mapping of Cancer

North Carolina Cancer Incidence for Selected Primary Sites, by Legislative District, 2002-2004


Colorectal Cancer in North Carolina and the Importance of Screening (606 KB PDF)
This presentation was updated April 1, 2009.

Poster Presentations
Association of Central Cancer Registries annual meeting to inform other cancer registries about the types and uses of brain cancer data being collected in North Carolina.