Training Events

The work of dedicated cancer reporters like you makes it possible for researchers to determine cancer incidence in populations, identify health disparities, and so much more. To support your commitment to the field of cancer reporting, the Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) offers basic and specialized training, advanced workshops, and software training. Dates, locations, and topics are posted on the website as they become available. To request training, please complete our training request form.

Basic Training Series 

TCR is pleased to offer our 2022 Basic Training Webinar Series. This live webinar series is for Texas cancer reporters and will cover all reportable data items required by the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). This training will cover information on the TCR and its operations, casefinding and follow-up, coding and staging standards for cancer registration, as well as solid tumor rules and treatment for cases diagnosed January 1, 2022 forward.

Register for TCR Basic Training

The series will be conducted live via webinar on Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CT for six weeks, beginning on February 14, 2022. Recordings and materials will be available on FLccSC after each session is completed.

 Date   Session Topics
2/14/2022   TCR and Cancer Reporting
2/16/2022   Casefinding and Reportability
2/21/2022   ICD-O-3.2
2/23/2022   Solid Tumor Rules
2/28/2022   Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms
3/2/2022   Demographic Information
3/7/2022   Description of Neoplasm
3/9/2022   Summary Stage and EOD
3/14/2022   First Course Therapy
3/16/2022   SSDIs
3/21/2022   Follow-up Information
3/23/2022   Text Documentation


Statewide Training Series 

TCR excitedly announces the sponsorship of the 2023 Statewide Training with Denise C. Harrison, LLC for Texas reporters. This live webinar series is designed for intermediate- and advanced-level cancer reporters who want to grow their abstracting and coding skills. It begins on April 18, 2023 with a new webinar airing each week for six weeks.

To view details of and register for each session, click the corresponding registration links below. You must register for each live webinar separately. Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email that provides information on how to join the live webinar. A reminder email with the presentation materials will be sent out one week prior to each live session. To ensure reception of the presentation materials, please do not wait to enroll on the day of the live webinar.

 Date  Session Topics  Registration Links
 April 18, 2023   What's New for 2023 and Casefinding - How to Find that Missing Sock  Register for 4/18
 April 25, 2023   EOD What? and What I Learned at Summer Camp  Register for 4/25
 May 2, 2023   Tubes and Squirters for Digestion  Register for 5/2
 May 16, 2023   Feedback on TCR Quality Reviews and Slicing Out the Right Surgical Code  Register for 5/16
 May 23, 2023  The Watery Organs  Register for 5/23
 May 30, 2023   Q&A Session  Register for 5/30


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