Resources and Training Programs for Cancer Registrars

Listed below are resources for cancer registry and surveillance education and training.

The NAACCR Education Committee was assigned the task of identifying current cancer registry training and education resources, identifying gaps, and determining additional activities which need to take place to meet the training and educational needs of the cancer registry community. The Central Registry Education Material Matrix lists current education and training resources available to the cancer registry community by topic and includes the resource provider and a web or publication address. Resource providers include NAACCR, the SMOs, and other agencies. The Central Registry Education Materials Matrix will be updated annually.

The following organizations contributed to the resource list and can be contacted to provide more information about the publications or programs listed.

A Cancer Registrar's Guide to Collecting Industry and Occupation

Industry and occupation information is essential to increase understanding of the role of occupational exposure in cancer occurrence and to conducting occupational cancer surveillance and research. To aid cancer registrars in the collection of these data, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created A Cancer Registrar's Guide to Collecting Industry and Occupation.