North American Association of Central Cancer Registries

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North American Association of Central Cancer Registries

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NAACCR

An organization that compiles and disseminates information about cancer incidence and prevalence in North America. It is a consortium of more than 30 regional cancer registries.
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The greater cancer burden among women than men ages 20 to 49 was a striking finding of this study, said Elizabeth Ward, Ph.D., lead author of the study and a consultant at NAACCR. The high burden of breast cancer relative to other cancers in this age group reinforces the importance of research on prevention, early detection, and treatment of breast cancer in younger women.
En 1997, la NAACCR introdujo un programa anual de revision independiente de los datos de sus registros emitiendo una certificacion que tiene validez anual.
The NAACCR provides annual certification for registries that have met specific criteria.
As a result of the increased intensity in the field of cluster statistics, more than 100 analytic methods are currently available (NAACCR 2002).
"NAACCR Strategic Management Plan: 2011-2016" [accessed on January 8, 2011].
We chose poverty as the measure of area-based socioeconomic status because of the extensive literature using this measure [17] and because it was the sole SES variable available as part of the NAACCR Cancer in North America (CINA) dataset.
These three registries are members of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), and the Connecticut and New Jersey registries have participated in the SEER program since 1973 and 2001, respectively.
NAACCR Expert Panel in Hispanic Identification (2003) Report of the NAACCR Expert Panel on Hispanic Identification.
The PRCCR uses the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Pro gram and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) standards for coding cancer data.
"NAACCR Data Standards for Cancer Registries" [accessed on May 1, 2012].
Our independent variable of interest was race/ethnicity, defined based on the medical record information with Hispanic ethnicity information supplemented with information on birthplace and Hispanic surname (NAACCR Latino Research Group 2005) and categorized as non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, or Hispanic.
The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS), the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program and the North America Association of Central Cancer Registry (NAACCR) are among the most important sources of information available in the USA (3).