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Welcome to the State Health Registry of Iowa- Iowa Cancer Registry

The State Health Registry of Iowa (SHRI) is a population-based cancer registry that has served the State of Iowa since 1973. The SHRI has been a member of the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program since its inception in 1973.*

The goals of the State Health Registry of Iowa are to:

Assemble and report measurements of cancer incidence, survival and mortality among Iowans;

Provide information on changes over time in the extent of disease at diagnosis, therapy, and patient survival;

Promote and conduct studies designed to identify factors relating to cancer etiology, prevention and control;

Respond to requests from individuals and organizations in the state of Iowa for cancer data and analyses;

Provide data and expertise for cancer research activities and educational opportunities.

*This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN261201000032C, funds from the State of Iowa, and funds from the University of Iowa.

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