SUBCHAPTER 47B ‑ CANCER REGISTRY
section .0100 – cancer registry
10A NCAC 47B .0101 GENERAL
(a) The purpose of the central cancer registry is to receive and to compile, tabulate, and preserve statistical, clinical, and other reports and records relating to the incidence, treatment and cure of cancer, and to provide assistance and consultation for public health work. The statistical reports and records, and the assistance rendered to health care facilities, health planning agencies and research facilities are intended to improve cancer treatment, extend the life of the cancer patient, identify high risk groups or areas of the state and attempt to lower the morbidity and mortality of cancer in North Carolina.
(b) The central cancer registry is administered by State Center for Health Statistics, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 1908 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1908.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A‑205; 130A-208 through 130A-213;
Eff. January 1, 1982;
Amended Eff. July 1, 1985;
Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 8A .0801 Eff. April 4, 1990;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2001; December 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 20, 2015.