Data Standard Setters
Michigan Medicine’s Rogel Cancer Center’s Cancer Registry follows standards set at the state and national level which includes the following:
American Cancer Society (ACS)
ACS is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer (CoC)
CoC establishes standards to ensure quality, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive cancer care delivery in health care settings by collecting standardized data from CoC accredited health care settings.
American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)
AJCC provides worldwide leadership in the development, promotion and maintenance of evidence-based systems for the classification and management of cancer in collaboration with multidisciplinary organizations dedicated to cancer surveillance and to improving care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC is a national public health institute in the United States that focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention.
Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program (MCSP)
MCSP is a statewide population-based cancer registry. Data is used for surveillance and development of cancer control programs and health care planning and interventions.
National Cancer Database (NCDB)
NCDB is a nationwide oncology outcomes database for more than 1500 CoC-accredited cancer programs.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
NCI is the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.
National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA)
NCRA is a not-for-profit association representing cancer registry professionals and Certified Tumor Registrars (CTR).
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers that is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research.
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)
NPCR collects data on cancer occurrence (including the type, extent, and location of the cancer), the type of initial treatment, and outcomes.
North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)
NAACCR is a professional organization that develops and promotes uniform data standards for cancer registration
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER)
SEER provides information on cancer statistics in an effort to reduce the cancer burden among the U.S. population
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is a United Nations specialized agency responsible for international public health.