Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS): National Resources

NAACCR 2018 Implementation Information

Information concerning new data items, edits, rules for determining multiple primaries and histology’s, updates to histology codes, and educational activities.


NAACCR Education and Training



NAACCR will present a different webinar every month beginning in October and continuing through September of the following year.


The NAACCR CTR Exam Preparation and Review Webinar Series offer online interactive instruction with live instructors. The course includes eight 2-hour sessions carefully prepared to reflect the changes to the 2018 CTR exam as well as a short follow-up post exam session.


Through a series of online webinars participants will gain a better understanding of the functions and processes of a central cancer registry.

NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER)


  • SEER Program Coding Manual  
  • Hematopoietic Project – Data collection rules for hematopoietic and lymphoid neoplasms for 2010+.
  • Solid Tumor Manual - 2018 Solid Tumor coding rules replace the 2007 MP/H rules for cases diagnosed 2018 and forward.
  • SEER*RX – Drug Database – One-step lookup for coding oncology drug and regiment treatment categories.
  • SEER Abstracting Tool – Used to collect and store data abstracted from patients’ medical records.
  • SEER’s Training Web Site – Web-based training modules for cancer registration and surveillance.
  • SEER*Educate

National Cancer Registrars Association



The Center for Cancer Registry Education is designed to provide easy access to high-quality educational programming to support both seasoned professionals and those new to the field. This one-stop access site offers a variety of products and services, allowing you to tailor your training and manage continuing education credits. To address the need to increase the cancer registry workforce, the center also provides information on how to become a cancer registrar and earn the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR®) credential.

American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)


The 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.

AJCC is dedicated to supporting cancer registrars in the transition to directly assigning AJCC TNM stage.

Commission on Cancer (CoC)


The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality, and multidisciplinary patient centered care.  Through the CoC, your cancer program has access to reporting tools to aid in benchmarking and improving outcomes at your facility as well as educational and training opportunities, development resources, and advocacy.


The Commission on Cancer’s (CoC) Cancer Program Standards: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care (2016 Edition) encompasses the requirements cancer programs must meet to earn and maintain CoC accreditation.

Last Revised: June 3, 2020