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RESOURCES

The Louisiana Tumor Registry has compiled a directory listing that includes contact

information for the LTR central office and regional staff, hospital registrars, medical

record departments, and links to several resources. The directory can be found by

clicking the link below. It can also be downloaded at any time and stored for later use

on your computer’s hard drive.

 

Please review your contact information and send corrections to Reem Muhsen:

rmuhse@lsuhsc.edu or (504) 568‑5757. The directory will be updated as changes are

received.

The AJCC 8th edition staging manual has been released and can be purchased here: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319406176

Official Release Notice can be viewed HERE.

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) – http://www.naaccr.org/
The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, Inc. (NAACCR, Inc.), is a professional organization that develops and promotes uniform data standards for cancer registration; provides education and training; certifies population-based registries; aggregates and publishes data from central cancer registries; and promotes the use of cancer surveillance data and systems for cancer control and epidemiologic research, public health programs, and patient care to reduce the burden of cancer in North America.

American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer – http://www.facs.org/cancer/index.html

National Cancer Registrars Association – http://www.ncra-usa.org/

SEER – http://www.seer.cancer.gov/
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute.

Cancer Control Planet – http://cancercontrolplanet.cancer.gov/
Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidenced-based Tools.

State Cancer Profiles – http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/
Dynamic views of cancer statistics for prioritizing cancer control efforts.

Louisiana Tumor Registry – http://louisianatumorregistry.lsuhsc.edu/

ONCOLOGY – http://www.oncolog.com
Cancer registry software.

Rocky Mountain Cancer Data Systems – http://rmcds1.med.utah.edu/rmcds/rmcds.htm
Cancer registry software.

CNExT – http://www.askcnet.org/
Cancer registry software.

IMPAC – http://www.impac.com
Cancer registry software.

Electronic Registry Systems – http://www.ers-can.com/

Social Security Death Index (SSDI) – http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/

Switchboard.com – http://www.switchboard.com
Phone number searches, reverse phone number searches.

CancerIndex – http://www.cancerindex.org/
Guide to internet resources for cancer.

Mesothelioma Group – http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/
Information on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
The group also donates to local charities and provides scholarships to victims and their families.

Mesothelioma Veterans– https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/
Spreading awareness to veterans and their families.
Veteran specific resources and support for patients and families.

Mesothelioma – www.TreatMesothelioma.org
Comprehensive up-to-date information about asbestos, mesothelioma, treatment options, all the while, raise awareness in hopes to find a cure.

Mesothelioma Guide: https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/
Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. We provide up-to-date information about living with mesothelioma, top doctors, treatment options, and more.

Candlelighters – https://www.candle.org/
Helping children battle and overcome cancer.

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners – http://www.lsbme.org/

RxList – http://www.rxlist.com/
The internet drug index.

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You will have up‑to‑date educational  information, training and conference materials  and multiple resources to add to your toolbox.