Congratulations Cancer Registry!

The Alabama Statewide Cancer Registry, Bureau of Family Health Services, was recently honored with the National Program of Cancer Registries 2022 Registry of Distinction Award for Data Completeness and Quality by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The registry provides critical and high-quality data that are included in the official federal statistics on cancer incidence and mortality, United States Cancer Statistics (USCS). USCS data are used to assess the cancer burden, inform and evaluate prevention efforts, and address disparities.

Team members are Aretha Bracy, Zhanndi Driver, Angela Gaston, Justin George, Cassandra Glaze, Mark Jackson, Farzana Salimi, LaTunya Scott, Shirley Williams and Elaine Wooden.