Children’s Network Cancer Registry

The Network Cancer Registry manages the registry for Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. In 2018, 110 new cancer cases were entered into the Norton Children’s Hospital database. Since 1995, the Norton Children’s Cancer Institute Registry has collected data on 1,728 cancer cases.

In addition to entering information on new cancer diagnoses, the Norton Children’s Cancer Institute Network Cancer Registry also follows all pediatric cancer and benign/borderline brain and central nervous system tumor patients until they reach age 27. Currently, the registry follows 1,199 pediatric patients, maintaining a five-year follow-up rate of 90% and a reference date (1995) follow-up rate of 60%.

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