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Connecticut Tumor Registry. Definitions. Duties of Department of Public Health. Reporting requirements - Conn. Gen. Stat. § 19a-72

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The Department of Public Health must maintain a tumor registry to house reports of tumors diagnosed or treated in Connecticut. Hospitals, clinical laboratories, and health care providers must report demographic, treatment, and medical information to the Registry as specified by the department. Tissue samples may also be required.

The department must have access to health care providers’ records in order to verify reporting accuracy or perform case finding functions. 


Current as of June 2015