Cancer Registry

5 Ways to Transform a Cancer Registry Program

April 15, 2021

Transform Your Cancer Registry Program in 5 Easy Steps In 2018, Cancer Surveillance Reporting across all standard setters was impacted by significant changes, including the addition of an estimated 227 data fields. These changes, coupled with the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) workforce shortage, are leaving many health care organizations with unfilled positions and backlogs in…

Certified Tumor Registrar Shortage – Fill the Gap

April 12, 2021

The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) workforce shortage is leaving many health organizations with unfilled positions and backlogs in their cancer surveillance reporting. The role of a cancer registrar is critical to collecting data for cancer treatment planning, research and clinical trials. Worldwide, the number of CTR professionals is limited and not growing quickly enough to…