Beebe's Tumor Registry
The Delaware Cancer Registry presented Beebe Medical
Center's Tumor Registry Department with a Certificate of
Achievement for "The Most Timely and Complete Reporting
Helen Moody, CTR (seated), Ann Moore, LPN, CTR (left), and Sue Cadwallader, CTR, enter Beebe's patient data into the Tumor Registry so it can be compared with state and national outcomes.
The Delaware Cancer Registry is a cancer information
center that collects data about new cancer cases, cancer
treatment, and cancer deaths for the entire state of Delaware.
The Registry data offers numerous benefits, including the
monitoring of trends, promoting scientific research to
increase survival, educating the public, providing information
for policy planning in cancer prevention and control, plus
sharing and comparing cancer data with other states and the
Center Data Base.
trends, plan cancer
and help set priorities
Tumor Registry is the cornerstone of an Approved Cancer
Program that is recognized by the American College of
Surgeons Commission on Cancer. It collects data on cancer
incidence, type, stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival,
and submits the data to the Delaware Central Registry and
to the National Cancer Center Data Base. The Beebe Medical
Center Tumor Registry has a follow-up rate of 98.2 percent
of Tunnell Cancer Center patients. The standard for the
Commission on Cancer is 90 percent. Members of the
department are Helen Moody, CTR (certified tumor registrar),
Susan Cadwallader, CTR, and Ann Moore, LPN.