International Childhood Cancer Data Partnership



USA - New Mexico Tumor Registry

Charles Wiggins, Ph.D., is Director and Principal Investigator for the New Mexico Tumor Registry, a founding participant in the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.

He is also Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Dr. Wiggins has over forty years of experience in cancer surveillance and epidemiology.

He served as President of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries from 2015-2017 and is President Elect for the International Association of Cancer Registries.

Dr. Wiggins has a strong commitment to conducting population-based cancer surveillance and research that will benefit the diverse communities of New Mexico and the United States, and strives to focus the New Mexico Tumor Registry’s activities toward reducing disparities and diminishing the burden of cancer.

  • November 7 – 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • November 8 – 10am – 1pm
  • November 8 (Wrap-up in panel session) –  2.30 – 4pm

Session: Workshop #3 Data Governance and data exchange

Role: Facilitator

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