Education and Training - Texas Cancer Registry
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 webinars, Oncology Data Specialist (ODS) 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 sponsors live broadcast webinars from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR).
To request basic or specialized training by TCR staff, please complete our Training Request Form.
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 best coding practices.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact the TCR Training Team at TCR.Training@dshs.texas.gov.