• 2021 NAACCR Gold Certification

    2020 NPCR Registry of Distinction

    2021 USCS Registry for Surveillance

Education and Training


The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) Training Team offers a variety of training services and educational resources to Texas Cancer Reporters throughout the year. We sponsor in-person and online training sessions, including NAACCR and NCRA webinars, CTR exam prep courses, basic and specialized training, advanced workshops, and software training. The TCR also publishes the Cancer Reporting Handbook, which is updated annually to provide guidance to registrars reporting cancer cases in Texas. 

Training Events and Webinars

The TCR training team holds various Training Events throughout the year, including basic training conducted by TCR staff and annual statewide training presented by guest speakers. To request basic or specialized training by TCR staff, please complete our Training Request Form

REGISTER NOW for the 2022 Statewide Training Series presented by Denise Harrison, LLC starting on April 19, 2022. Three Category A CEs have been requested for each webinar—a total of 15 CEs for the complete webinar series.

SAVE THE DATE for the 2022 SEER Advanced Topics for Cancer Registrars will be held virtually July 19-21, 2022. Be sure to mark your calendars to save the dates for this event. This workshop will be free and open to all cancer registrars, however, registration is required. Please check our website or SEER News & Events for details and registration information as they become available.

The TCR sponsors live broadcast webinars from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) and the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).

The TCR also sponsors the NAACCR CTR Exam Preparation and Review Webinar Series for Texas cancer reporters who plan to sit for the CTR certification exam.  

Education and Reporter Resources 

The Fundamental Learning Collaborative for the Cancer Surveillance Community (FLccSC) is a web-based education platform for all cancer reporters—regardless of your level of expertise. Developed by the Florida Cancer Data System and the South Carolina Central Cancer Registry, it provides online training and continuing education. 

The TCR offers a variety of materials and resources to help cancer reporters understand guidelines for reporting cancer cases to the TCR and follow coding best practices.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the TCR Training Team at TCR.Training@dshs.texas.gov.  

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Last updated April 5, 2022