NCRA Awards Program
Honoring Exceptional Service to the Profession and the Association

Nominations process now open. Deadline is February 5, 2021.

NCRA acknowledges outstanding contributions to the cancer registry profession and the association through its annual Awards Program. The program provides national recognition in five award categories.


  • Distinguished Member Award: Honors an NCRA member for outstanding contribution to the profession.
  • April Fritz Outstanding New Professional Award: Honors an NCRA member for significant involvement in the profession.
  • Educational Achievement Award: honors an NCRA member for significant contributions to cancer registry education.
  • Literary Award: Honors an NCRA member for preparation of important published material related to the cancer registry.
  • Volunteer Excellence Award: Honors an NCRA member for significant volunteer a mentoring contributions to the association.


The NCRA Awards Committee encourages members to nominate colleagues who meet the awards criteria.


Details on the five specific awards, past recipients, the nomination process, and frequently asked questions are outlined in the Awards Brochure.


NCRA Awards Brochure

Online Nomination Form



Phone: 703-299-6640 Ext. 319