Information for Hospitals
Cancer is designated as a reportable disease in the state of Utah (Cancer Reporting Rule, R384-100).
Reporting Cancer Cases to the Utah Cancer Registry
Hospitals that diagnose and/or treat patients with reportable conditions should report those cases to the Utah Cancer Registry. This page provides information about what to report, when to report, and how to report.
What to report
Cases should be selected using the information available on the reportable conditions page. Each report should include the data items listed below and should pass all required edits. Utah cancer registry provides a customized edits metafile for vendors to use in their cancer registry software.
- Required data items and edits
- Approved edit metafiles
When to report
Reportable cases are due to UCR within six months of the date of diagnosis or date first seen for the reportable condition.
- Initial hospital case reports containing patient identifiers and key diagnostic variables should be submitted within six months of diagnosis
- Complete hospital case reports should be submitted no later than one year after the end of diagnosing year
How to Report Cancer Cases
Approved methods of reporting:
- University of Utah Box
- Other secure file exchange methods
If you have any additional questions, please contact Utah Cancer Registry at firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone