Training Workshop on Cancer Registration and Epidemiology

13 June 2019

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) of Nigeria and the National System of Cancer Registries (NSCR) present A Training Workshop on Cancer Registration and Epidemiology.

Institute of Human Virology,
Maina Court, Central Business District,

June 18 – 21, 2019

– Prof. Terna Yawe
– Dr. Michael Odutola
– Dr. Clement Adebamowo
– Dr. Emmanuel Oga
– Mr. Adeola Akintola
– Mr. Kunle Oyafajo

Training content includes:

  • Introduction to the Training Program
  • Purpose and uses of cancer registries data
  • Current status of cancer registration in Nigeria
  • Role and status of PBCRs and HBCRs
  • Sources of information and case identification in cancer registries
  • Classification and coding of neoplasms – International Classification of Diseases ICD and ICD-O-3. Nigerian Case notification form
  • Computer and coding exercises
  • Cancer staging – specific sites (breast, cervix, Kaposi, lymphoma)
  • IT and Management of NSCR, NSCR App, Zoom conference/webinar
  • Ethics, Confidentiality and Cancer Registration
  • Quality control in Cancer Registries
  • Variables: basic variables or minimal variables for cancer registration (date of incidence, definition and rules)
  • Multiple primaries – how to use the rules
  • Introduction to CanReg5 software
  • CanReg5 exercises in abstracting, coding and basis of diagnosis
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Cancer Registration
  • New cancer registries outcome variables, geolocation, and neighbourhood data
  • Challenges of Cancer Registration in Developing Countries