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General Information

The Indiana State Cancer Registry was established "for the purpose of recording all cases of malignant disease and other tumors and precancerous diseases required to be reported by federal law or federal regulation or the National Program of Cancer Registries that are diagnosed or treated in Indiana, and compiling necessary and appropriate information concerning those cases, as determined by the state department, in order to conduct epidemiologic surveys of cancer and to apply appropriate preventive and control measures." (IC 16-38-2-1)

We acknowledge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for its support of the Indiana State Cancer Registry, under cooperative agreement 5U58DP000838-03 awarded to Indiana State Health Department.  The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.