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What’s a cancer registry?

When you’re married or have a baby, your name goes onto a gift registry. When you’re diagnosed with cancer — pretty much the opposite of a gift or a joyous event — it goes into a cancer registry.

A cancer registry transcribes the nuts and bolts of your diagnosis and treatment into regional, state and/or national databases to help researchers track cancer incidence in the U.S.

Read the full article here. 

source: Diane Mapes - Fred Hutch