2010 Cancer Program Annual Report Featuring 2009 Statistics
The MDH Cancer Committee
, consisting of a wide range of health professionals, meets quarterly to review new policies, new programs, patient care evaluations, and the cancer registry database.
The cancer registrar at MDH, Jane Schneider, RHIT, CTR, maintains data on newly diagnosed and/or treated cancers. The Cancer Registry is designed to aid in determining the frequency of cancers, along with the stage or extent of cancer at the time of diagnosis, tracking treatments received, and following the patients for life. The MDH Cancer Registry has over 5000 patients in its database. The follow-up rate remains at 92%. For more information, contact the MDH Cancer Registry at (309) 833-4101, ext. 13520.
To review various graphs featuring 2009 statistics, simply click on the links below:
To learn more about the MDH Cancer Program, click here