The cancer registry is a data collection system that is designed to manage and analyze data on patients with all types of cancer that are diagnosed or treated in the hospital. They also collect information on yearly clinical follow ups.
Annual lifetime follow up is a very important part of the program. This is accomplished through letters to the attending physician and letters to the patients.
The careful collection and management of this data, contributes to treatment planning, continuity of care, planning and research. The goal of the cancer registry is to provide the medical staff with data that will enable them to study the outcome of their diagnosis and medical efforts.