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Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS)

Topic/focus:  Disease - Specific / Registry
Year(s):  1995 - 2010
Source:  Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Study and sample characteristics:  Summary data on incidence and mortality obtained from medical records, raw data is also available
Universe:  Wisconsin residence with newly diagnosed pre-invasive and invasive cancers
Variables:  n/a
Access:  Publically available data is available via (WISH), restricted data is also available
Cost:  Online publically available data is free, restricted data is also available for a fee
Key web links:  Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS)
Primary Institutional Contact:  EDRC Coordinator (tchelius@mcw.edu)

Summary:  The Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS) is a population-based cancer registry.  It provides direct access to information about cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin.  The WCRS contributes to: 1) The understanding of cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin; 2) The development of prevention and treatment programs, and; 3) The ultimate goal of reducing cancer mortality.

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