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Unit One: Cancer Registration/Unit Review & Quiz Quiz

  1. In 1728, London's "General Census of Cancer" was the first known systematic collection of information on cancer.
  2. The first cancer registry established in the United States was a population-based central cancer registry.
  3. Cancer data are collected by the hospital's medical administrator.
  4. One of the goals of cancer registries is to provide information to assist public health officials and agencies in the planning and evaluation of cancer prevention and control programs.
  5. Cancer registration refers to the process of continual, systematic collection of data on the occurrence and characteristics of reportable malignancies.
  6. Modern cancer registries are taking advantage of computing technologies to collect and manage timely, quality cancer information.
  7. Cancer is the number one leading cause of death among Americans.
  8. Connecticut was the first central registry in the United States.
  9. Cancer registries collect quality cancer data that can be used for cancer control and epidemiological research, public health programs, and patient care improvement.
  10. Cancer registrars receive little training because there are no such trainings available to them.