Maine Cancer Registry - Resources For Reporting Hospitals

Below are links for documents which are available for download in a PDF format.


According to state law, all hospitals that diagnose or treat a patient with cancer are required to report the case within 6 months of seeing the patient. Hospitals are the backbone of cancer surveillance, reporting 95-98% of all cases diagnosed in Maine. Complete, timely, and accurate reporting is essential for producing accurate state and national cancer statistics.

Educational Opportunities:

As upcoming educational opportunities arise, MCR will post the information here.


MCR facilitates complete, timely, and accurate reporting by providing the following documents:


Questions about abstracting, coding, and reporting should be directed to MCR's Data Quality Manager, Kathy Boris at 207-287-8945.

Updated July 2, 2015