California Cancer Registrars Association



The purpose of the California Cancer Registrars Association, Inc. (CCRA) is to:

  • Promote research and education so that we may be of greater service to the cancer patient
  • Raise the level of knowledge and performance through discussion and exchange of ideas
  • Disseminate information to members of this Association regarding current activates and trends in the cancer field
  • Initiate and/or participate in programs to improve and standardize the collection of cancer data for evaluation and research

The Association is a non-profit, tax exempt organization supported by its members through annual dues, fees charged for educational symposia and workshops, and miscellaneous fund-raising by the membership.



Provide quality data to clinicians and researchers thus insuring enhanced patient care by promoting educational opportunities and expanding the professionalism of our members.


The California Cancer Registrars Association, Inc. (CCRA) is a statewide organization of health professionals in cancer data management.  CCRA was founded in June 1973.  It has four regions:

  • Northern Region
  • Central Region
  • Southern Region
  • San Diego Region

The Association has grown from a small group of dedicated cancer registrars to a approximately 330 members.  The continued grown of CCRA is secured by members who believe in its purpose.

Bylaws - Amended May 31st 2019

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