2018 Cancer in Iowa Report, 2018

(2018) 2018 Cancer in Iowa Report, 2018. University of Iowa


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Cancer is a reportable disease as stated in the Iowa Administrative Code. Cancer data are collected by the State Health Registry of Iowa, also known as the Iowa Cancer Registry. The staff includes 50 people of whom 20 are situated throughout the state, regularly working with hospitals, clinics and medical laboratories in Iowa and neighboring states to collect cancer data. A follow-up program tracks more than 99 percent of the cancer survivors diagnosed since 1973. This program provides regular updates for follow-up and survival. The Registry maintains the confidentiality of the patients, physicians and hospitals providing data.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: cancer, university of iowa, medical, state healthy registry
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Diseases > Cancer
State government > State agencies
ID Code: 43034
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Feb 2023 21:06
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2023 21:06
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/43034