Brain & Other Nervous System Tumors

In this module, you will be introduced to the changes in brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumor data collection for cases diagnosed after January 1, 2004, the impact on those involved in cancer surveillance and registration, and the methods of coding and abstracting non-malignant brain tumor cases.

You will also be introduced to some basic information about brain and CNS tumors: statistics related to brain and CNS tumors, types of brain and CNS tumors, risk factors, anatomy of the brain and central nervous system, abstracting, coding, staging and treatment of brain and CNS tumors.