• Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
  • Identify reportable cancer cases, code and stage primary site, histology, and extent of disease
  • Abstract patient cancer data while monitoring timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of data
  • Support cancer registry organization and structure while assuring patient privacy, data integrity, and security
  • Compare and differentiate between organizations involved in collecting data and those involved in creating data standards
  • Perform cancer patient follow-up activities to identify second primaries, recurrence, and spread of disease
  • Take part in the role of reporting cancer data to health care officials, medical staff, epidemiologists, and regulatory organizations for use in cancer prevention and control

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(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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