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Why Earn the CTR Credential

 
The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential sets the standard for professional excellence in the cancer registry field. It is nationally recognized in the recruitment and retention of registry personnel. It is earned by successfully completing the CTR exam with a passing score. One maintains the credential by completing 20 continuing education hours every two years. Cancer registrars who have earned the CTR credential earn approximately $25,000 more than non-credentialed cancer registrars.