“Cancer Registry Management: Principles and Practice (3 rd Edition)” is a resource for students in NCRA-Accredited programs and candidates seeking to take the CTR Exam. The textbook was created through a collaborative effort of volunteer registry professionals who represent various organizations from the cancer surveillance community in North America. Written by more than 50 expert authors, “Cancer Registry Management: Principles and Practice” is the only one-stop desk reference for all cancer registry professionals; explains how to set-up and maintain a cancer registry; is an excellent reference on the methodology, organization, and operation of central cancer registries; provides the reader with the most effective strategies, including new axioms and approaches; and is bundled with a review guide on a compact disc that includes a set of questions with answers for each chapter. The textbook includes appendices, a glossary of registry terms, and an index. This edition is composed of 42 chapters, which are organized into six sections: Planning and Design of Registries, Informatics, Operations, Uses of Registry Data, Standard Setters and Professional Organizations, and Central and Other Registries. Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review Guide, 3rd Edition
NCRA Member Price: $163; Non-Member Price: $189
Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status for every cancer patient in the U.S. The curated data provides essential information to researchers, healthcare providers, and public health officials to better monitor and advance cancer treatments, conduct research, and improve cancer prevention and screening programs. Learn more about how to become a cancer registrar and how cancer registry data is used to improve public health.