Acronyms: Federal Government

Acronym Organization
NCI National Cancer Institute: One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it was established as a center for cancer research.
SEER Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results: Funded by NCI, SEER collects incidence and follow-up data in nine areas in the United States for the purpose of identifying and monitoring trends in cancer incidence and survival.
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
NPCR National Program of Cancer Registries: Funded by CDC the NPCR is a population-based system of cancer registries established in 1992 by the Cancer Registries Amendment Act (Public Law 102-515). The program supports cancer registration in 45 states, 3 territories, and the District of Columbia.