Cancer Data Management
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Join the Fight Against Cancer
Each year astounding strides are being made in cancer research and treatment all around the world. You can become a key player in this exciting process by studying Cancer Data Management at San Jacinto College. Cancer breakthroughs are made primarily by a global accumulation of data that doctors and researchers use to develop and fine-tune treatments. Hospitals, cancer organizations, and state and national governments maintain cancer registries to collect this data, and they need help from dedicated specialists.
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Cancer Data Management, and the Advanced Certificate of Technology in Cancer Data Management of San Jacinto College are fully accredited by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA). Upon graduation, students are eligible to apply to take NCRA’s national exam to become a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).
Land a High-Paying Job
Enter our associate’s degree program and you will learn all aspects of survey processes, data collection, abstracting, coding, staging and reporting. It takes much more than doctors to treat and cure cancer. Join the fight at San Jacinto College today and find a rewarding career. The average salary for a certified tumor registrar is $50,599 per year.* *Source: National Cancer Registrars Association, www.ncra-usa.org
The purpose of the Health Information Management program is to:
- Prepare students for careers in cancer registry with entry-level competencies.
- Expose students to the skills and knowledge base necessary to successfully
pass the certification exam for Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).