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Tennessee Cancer Registry

Tennessee Cancer Registry

Doctor Consoling Patient The Tennessee Cancer Registry (TCR) was established in 1983 by the Department of Health in response to a state law (T.C.A. 68-1-1001) that made cancer a reportable condition. The registry strives to collect comprehensive, timely and accurate information on all Tennessee residents diagnosed with and/or treated for cancer. Because this information includes incidence, stage at diagnosis, first course of treatment and vital status, it is a valuable tool in the evaluation of progress toward cancer prevention and control.


Electronic Data Exchange/Meaningful Use 2

The Tennessee Cancer Registry is participating in Stage 2 Meaningful Use Public Health Objectives. To register for Cancer Reporting under Meaningful Use 2, please complete the Tennessee Cancer Registry Registration Form (Click here). For more information use the Tennessee Department of Health Meaningful Use site at: http://health.tn.gov/Meaningful_Use/index.shtml

Cancer Reporting Factsheet
Cancer Reporting and Useful Links

Mission Statement

Dedicated to the collection and use of quality data for the purpose of decreasing the incidence and mortality of cancer in Tennessee

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