Find out what the largest professional society of cancer data professionals has to offer you.
Cancer Registrars Brochure
Information about eligibility, content and reasons to certify.
Tools to prep candidates towards earning the CTR credential.
CTR Exam Handbook &
Year-specific details on CTR exam registration.
CTR Credential - Primer
Prepared fact sheet about the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential, the CTR exam and eligibility, with
emphasis on compliance with CoC’s Cancer Program Standards.
CTR Credential -
Marketing Yourself Brochure
This brochure offers ideas on how you can gain recognition for obtaining certification and how you can
use your certification as a way to enhance your personal and professional development.
Study Executive Summary (2006)
Learn results from NCRA's 15-month Cancer Registry Workforce Study. The purpose of the study was to assess
the Cancer Registrar Workforce to best understand shortages, trends and recruitment and retention
opportunities. The research was completed for NCRA by the University of California, San
Francisco (UCSF), Center for the Health Professions and School of Nursing.
Staffing Study: Guidelines for Hospital Cancer Registry Programs (2011)
Provides hospital cancer registries with national staffing and workload data to inform staff planning and
budgeting. Prepared by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Center for the Health Professions
and School of Nursing. View the Webinar.
Cancer Registrar and CTR Recruitment Downloadable Presentations
Access three PowerPoint presentations of various lengths describing
the cancer registry profession. Speaker notes are included!
HIPAA at a Glance
Learn about HIPAA's effect on the Cancer Registrar.
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers + the Cancer Registry
Considering or applying for accreditation from NAPBC? Read this first.
The Cancer Registry and
Frequently asked questions and other information about the Cancer Registry.
The Cancer Registry and
Learn more about how the Cancer Registry helps in the battle to fight cancer.
NCRA-Approved Formal Education Programs
A listing of current formal education programs.
Medical Informatic basics for the Cancer Registry in 8 pages.
Interest Group Fact Sheet
Learn more about specific resources within your special interest of
the Cancer Registry field.
Published Article: You're a what? Cancer Registrar [US Dept of
Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Quarterly (Fall 2003)].
A Cancer Registrar's Guide to Collecting Industry and
Occupation [CDC - NIOSH (April 2011)].