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Domain I: Casefinding /Solid Tumor Rules
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a system for locating every patient who is dx'd and/or treated with a reportable cancer at a facility
malignant cancers that are not reportable
• squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
• basal cell carcinoma of the skin
• in-situ carcinoma of cervix
Two types of casefinding methods?
active and passive
registry personnel actively retrieving source documents such as path reports or rad onc reports
when other departments notify the registry of potentially reportable cases
The two most important casefinding sources for central registries are:
Pathology reports and disease indices.
The National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) requires central registries to do hospital casefinding or re-abstracting audits on
every 5 years
Topography is a ___-character code for__________.
4; the body site where the tumor arose.
Record linkage (i.e. a patient seen at two hospitals. CCR will consolidate)
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