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.
|2/14/2022||TCR and Cancer Reporting|
|2/16/2022||Casefinding and Reportability|
|2/23/2022||Solid Tumor Rules|
|2/28/2022||Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms|
|3/7/2022||Description of Neoplasm|
|3/9/2022||Summary Stage and EOD|
|3/14/2022||First Course Therapy|
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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