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    NPCR Registry Seal 2019

    Surveillance Seal 2020

Training Resources


Cancer reporting requires detailed knowledge of oncology principles, coding schemes, and rules. Whether you are an experienced Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or a cancer reporter new to the field of tumor registry, we hope that you find these resources helpful. In addition to the resources below, information on the latest cancer reporting topics and TCR updates can be found on our Reporter Updates page. If you have any special training requests, please contact us at TCR.Training@dshs.texas.gov.

NAACCR 2018 Updates

NAACCR 2017 Updates

AJCC TNM Staging

The following PowerPoint presentations were developed by the TCR Training team. To view these presentations, download the PowerPoint files using the links below, open the file, click the "Slide Show" tab at the top, then click "From Beginning" on the left.

Additional Resources

Cancer Reporter Frequently Accessed Sites:

Educational and Training Resources:

Standard Setters:

Cancer Research, Prevention, and Advocacy Organizations:

Please Note: Links to external websites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Additionally, these sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.

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Last updated May 6, 2020