What is cancer registry data?

What is cancer registry data?

A cancer registry is an information system designed for the collection, storage, and management of data on persons with cancer. Registries play a critical role in cancer surveillance, which tells us where we are in the efforts to reduce the cancer burden.

How often is data reported to the cancer registry?

Once a year, state central cancer registries send information on cancers diagnosed in the state to CDC. The cancer information is reviewed and added to the United States Cancer Statistics database.

Are cancer registries reliable?

In brief, the importance of cancer registries lies in the fact that they collect accurate and complete cancer data that can be used for cancer control and epidemiological research, public health program planning, and patient care improvement. Ultimately, all of these activities reduce the burden of cancer. As Dr.

How many people are diagnosed with cancer each year Singapore?

Cancer Incidence in Singapore During the period from 2014-2018, 74,536 cancer cases were reported in Singapore and 48.5% and 51.5% of those cases were reported in males and females respectively*. Females: breast (11,232 cases/29.3%), colorectal (5,109 cases/13.3%) and lung (2,862 cases/7.5%).

What are the three types of cancer registries?

There are Three General Types of Cancer Registries:

  • Hospital and Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center (ASTC)-Based Registries.
  • Population-Based Registries.
  • Special Registries.
  • Hospital and ASTC based cancer registries maintain data on all patients diagnosed and/or treated at their facility.

How is cancer tracked?

The techniques for tracking various cell types (e.g. immune cells, stem cells, and cancer cells) in cancer are described, which include fluorescence, bioluminescence, positron emission tomography (PET), single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

How many cancer registries are there?

As of 2020, CDC funds 50 cancer registries: 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Pacific Island Jurisdictions, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Monitor the state and national burden of cancer.

How do I report cancer?

How do I report a suspected cancer cluster or obtain information on cancer statistics or trends for my area? Contact your local or state health department or state cancer registry. These agencies respond to cancer cluster questions and have the most current local data.

What kind of registries are available?

Different types of registries

  • Patient self-reported (only patients are asked to provide information – generally through a publically available website)
  • Professional reported (only doctors provide information – these registries generally do not have a publically available website)

What is the risk of cancer in Singapore?

It was estimated that the lifetime risk for developing cancer in the Singapore population is approximately 1 for every 4-5 people4. As the risk of cancer increases with age, with an ageing population, the number of people being diagnosed and living with cancer is likely to continue to rise.

What are the CR and ASR figures in this report?

The CR and ASR figures in this report are stated as per 100,000 Singapore resident population (Singapore citizens and permanent residents). Observed Survival: Percentage of patients who are still alive after a specified period of time following diagnosis. This estimate includes death from cancer and also from other causes.

Who are the registry coordinators of Singapore?

Ms Sarjit Kaur Registry Coordinator Ms Tin Tin Khaing Registry Coordinator Ms Lim Mei Lin Kelly Registry Coordinator Ms Yun Sou Har Registry Coordinator Ms Siti Nurhidayah Registry Coordinator Ms Amy Yap Registry Coordinator Ms Gan Siew Ching Registry Coordinator 3 Contents

What are the data sources for cancer registration?

8 4 METHODOLOGY Data Sources Comprehensive cancer registration was achieved through data obtained from a combination of sources, viz., (a) notifications by the medical profession, (b) pathology records, (c) hospital records, and (d) mortality data from the Registry of Births and Deaths (RBD), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).