Standard Setters

Abstracting Resources

2018 Solid Tumor Rules

2007 Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual

Guide to Collecting Occupation and Industry

Site-Specific Data Items (SSDI) Manual

2018 Grade Coding Instructions and Tables

Collaborative Stage Data Collection System User Documentation and Coding Instructions

STandards for Oncology Registry Entry (STORE)

FORDS Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards, Revised for 2015

Hematopoietic & Lymphoid Database and Manual

Illinois State Cancer Registry Reporting Manual (Must have web portal account to log in)

International Classification of Diseases for Oncology

Merck Manual

NAACCR Recommended Abbreviations for Abstractors

SEER *RSA (SEER Registrar Staging Assistant)

SEER Extent of Disease 1988

SEER*Rx – Interactive Antineoplastic Drugs Database

Summary Stage Guide 1977

Summary Staging Manual 2000

Summary Stage 2018

USPS Postal Addressing Standards, Pub 28, January 2013

Cancer Data and Statistics

American Cancer Society Facts and Figures

Illinois State Cancer Registry

National Cancer Data Base

National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles

NPCR Cancer Data and Statistics Tools

SEER Cancer Statistics

NAACCR Cancer in North America Publications

Training and Education

AJCC Curriculum for Registrars

AJCC Eighth Edition Webinars

April Fritz and Associates

Illinois State Cancer Registry Training Webinars (Must have web portal account to log in)

NAACCR Online Education: Webinar Series

NCRA’s Center for Cancer Registry Education


SEER Training Modules

Other Resources

American Cancer Society

CAnswer Forum (login required)

Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States

Chicago Area Cancer Registrars Association

CTR Exam Information

Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Search

Illinois Cancer Reporting Laws

Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Act

Administrative Code

Section 4(e) of the law covers liability for release of information to the state and Section 4(b) covers reporting. Additionally, the rules specifically cite who is required to report (Section 840.100) and what types of information they are required to report (840.110). 

Illinois Department of Corrections Inmate Search

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Registrars Association

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines

NPCR Social Security Death Index (request user name and password)

SEER Inquiry System

World Health Organization

Publications and Email Newsletters

CoC Brief

CoC Source

NAACCR List Serve

NAACCR Narrative

NCRA’s JRM and the Connection