Tumor Registry

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Do you know what a central tumor registry is? Watch this video if you would like to learn more about all that central registries do.

The Montana Central Tumor Registry (MCTR) is a population based cancer registry established in 1979. Cancer reporting on each patient diagnosed or treated for cancer in Montana is required by state law and administrative rule.

In the Spotlight!

Cancer in Montana – Annual Report 2016 to 2020
Alcohol Use Increases the risk of Cancer (December 2022)
Frequently Asked Questions about Brain Cancer Study in Silver Bow and Deer Lodge Counties
Investigating Cancer Clusters in Montana (April 2017)
NAACCR Abbreviation List

Tumor Registry Law and Rules

ARM Tumor Registry Rules
MCA Tumor Registry Law 

MCTR Reporting Manuals

Data Sharing Policies and Procedures

If you would like a copy of MCTR newsletters please contact Debbi Lemons at the below email.

For more information, contact:
Debbi Lemons, RHIA, CTR
Montana Central Tumor Registry
PO Box 202952
Helena, MT 59620-2952
Phone: (406) 444-6786
Fax: (406) 444-6557
E-mail   dlemons@mt.gov