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Getting Started with Tumor Registry

Sponsored by the Alabama Statewide Cancer Registry
May 2009

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Program Description

This training module is suitable for cancer reporting staff with less than two years experience. The video content contains in-depth discussions about cancer as a disease, reporting requirements, and casefinding techniques. Viewers should have knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical teminology and be familiar with the SEER Self-Instructional Manuals for Tumor Registrars. A list of these manuals can be found at the National Cancer Institute website.

Briana McCants

Briana McCants, BS, CTR
Non-Hospital Regional and Educational Coordinator
Alabama Statewide Cancer Registry
Alabama Department of Public Health

Course Modules

Module 1: Cancer as a Disease

(15 minutes)

Resources

Handouts: Updated 1/18/13 (4 pages)

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Module 2: Reporting Requirements 

(20 minutes)

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Handouts: Updated 1/18/13 (7 pages)

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Module 3: Casefinding Techniques

(17 minutes)

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Handouts: Updated 1/18/13 (4 pages)

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The ASCR is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 1U58/DP003854 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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