Cancer Registry Management Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Cancer Registry Management program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • 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