Hospital-based cancer registry

What is Hospital-based cancer registry?

Hospital-based cancer registry meaning Hospital-based cancer registries maintain data on all patients diagnosed and/or treated for cancer at a particular facility. The focus of the hospital-based cancer registry is on clinical care and hospital administrationTwo types of hospital-based cancer registries1. Institutions, Single Hospital Registry: Primary goal usually is improvement of patient care, by medical audit-type evaluation of outcomes. Also used for physician education, as a source of data for some types of research and for some facility utilization assessments. 2. Collective registry, Multi-institution Registry, "Local"' or "Regional" Registry: Primary goal usually is improvement of patient care, by supporting institutional registries with common standards and pooled data. Often may seek to establish the natural history of the cancer types reported.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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