2017 Walk on the Hill

On April 6, 2017, during the NCRA 2017 Annual Education Conference in Washington, DC, many NCRA members conducted visits to Capitol Hill to discuss with their representatives the important role cancer registrars play in improving public health outcomes by collecting data that informs cancer research, treatment, and prevention programs. NCRA conducted an in-depth orientation for participants and prepared information packets outlining the important work of cancer registrars. The packets were customized to include state fact sheets, showcasing how cancer registry data are used to promote state-focused public health initiatives and inform state-wide and national research.