This site provides information about the Wisconsin population-based cancer registry, the Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS). This site also provides direct access to information about cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin. The WCRS contributes to:
- The understanding of cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin,
- The development of prevention and treatment programs, and
- The ultimate goal of reducing cancer mortality.
WCRS Achieves Gold Certification!
The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) has announced that the Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System has attained the GOLD standard for its 2012 data submission! Cancer registries that meet the Gold Standard for Registry Certification have achieved the highest NAACCR standard for complete, accurate, and timely data to calculate standard incidence statistics for the year reviewed.
New Certified Tumor Registrar Education Program
WCRS is pleased to announce the Cancer Information Management education program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, which provides specialized training for Certified Tumor Registrar certification. Please visit the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College website for details about the new Cancer Information Management program.
WCRS Site Contents
- Data and Publications
- Cancer Reporters: Announcements and Materials
- Background Legislation
- Registry Operations
- Links to Related Sites
WCRS acknowledges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its support of this website under CDC Cooperative Agreement U58/DP000829. Its contents are solely the responsibility of WCRS and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.