CCR Innovations | Volume 2 | Issue 1 - page 4

Jennifer Rico, MA
Research Scientist
California Cancer Registry
Chronic Disease Surveillance and Research Branch
California Department of Public Health
California Cancer Registry
Volume 2, Issue 1
personnel living off base, use the residence address.
If the patient is homeless, or transient with no usual residence, enter the street, city, and zip
code as unknown but code county of residence to the county where the hospital is located and
code the state to California.
Updates: Surveillance and Data Use Unit
This report highlights cancer in California, including the leading cancer sites by sex and race/ethnicity for
2009. The report also includes data on cancer trends in California, beginning in 1988 through 2009.
This report can be accessed at the following link:
2011 California Cancer Registry (CCR) data is now available!
The 2011 data is now available on the CCR website. The 1988-2011 Annual Statistical Tables for all cancer
sites combined as well as for individual cancer sites are up on the
Additionally, 2011 data can
now be accessed via the CCR’s
Updated site-specific sheets
The following five site-specific factsheets have been updated and are now available:
The updated factsheets
include incidence and mortality rates through 2010, incidence and mortality trends, and five-year relative
survival rates by stage at diagnosis. Besides the direct links to the factsheets above, they can also be
accessed on the
Cancer in California 1988-2009:
An Overview of California’s Recent Cancer Incidence and Mortality Statistics
Trends in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in California, 1988-2010
The Surveillance and Data Use Unit of the CalCARES program released a new report in August 2014
entitled “Trends in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in California, 1988-2010.” This report presents trends
in cancer incidence (new cases) and mortality (deaths) for all of the major cancer sites by sex and race/
ethnicity for Non-Latino white, African-American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander California
residents. Annual percent changes in cancer rates are presented for the period from 1988 through
2010. A link to this report is now available at the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement
(IPHI) website:
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