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Cancer Registration

The Cancer Registration module introduces you to the basic concepts related to cancer registration, the different types of cancer registries, the importance of collecting cancer data, and the process of its collection.

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define key concepts related to cancer registration.
  • Describe the history of cancer registration.
  • Explain the importance of cancer registration in fighting cancer.
  • Name the two major types of cancer registries and describe how they differ.
  • List the four major cancer data categories.
  • Describe the cancer data collection process.
  • Explain the importance of patient confidentiality and how it is protected.