Considering Membership

Who can be a member of NCRA?
As a multidisciplinary organization, membership is open to all individuals involved with cancer registry activities.

What are the benefits of membership?
For career-long learning and support for Cancer Registry professionals, NCRA is proud to offer members the following benefits and services:

  • Discounted members-only rates for NCRA conferences, ODS Exam, and merchandise such as publications, conference materials, a variety of educational tools, and more.
  • Continuing education, leadership, and networking opportunities, including NCRA’s Annual Conference held each spring.
  • NCRA’s member-exclusive quarterly newsletter, The Connection.
  • A subscription to the quarterly Journal of Registry Management, the only journal covering national Cancer Registry issues.
  • Access to the information-filled  exclusive Members-Only section of the NCRA Web site.

For a complete list of member benefits, click here.

How do I join?
You can join today by clicking on the “Join” link on the NCRA Web site, by downloading, completing the simple printable application (PDF), and mailing it in with your payment, or by contacting the NCRA Membership Department (703) 299-6640.

If you'd like to join, select the type of membership that is right for you and fill out the application. If your occupation currently involves Cancer Registry work, you must apply for membership in the 'Active' category.

Do my membership benefits take effect immediately?
If you join online or by telephone, your membership is in effect immediately. You will be able to access the Members Only area of the Web site. If you join by mail or telephone, please allow up 4 to 6 weeks for complete processing of your new membership. You will then receive your Membership ID Card in the mail.