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Delaware Cancer Registry

How Cancer Registry Data Are Used

The Delaware Cancer Registry is an essential part of our fight against cancer. Data collected is used for the following activities:

  • Monitor trends in cancer incidence and mortality by site, geographic area and demographic characteristics of the population
  • Guide cancer control program planning and evaluation
  • Assist in prioritizing health resource allocations
  • Advance clinical, epidemiological, and health services research
  • Evaluate cancer cluster reports

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