Uniform and complete cancer registration in Switzerland

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09.12.2019 – The Cancer Registration Act enters into force on 1 January 2020. Press release of the National Agency of Cancer Registration (NACR) and the Childhood Cancer Registry (ChCR).

We are almost there. The Cancer Registration Act (CRA, RS 818.33) comes into force on 1 January 2020. It stipulates the uniform and complete registration of cancer in Switzerland. Such a systematic registration contributes to a better understanding of cancer and helps to optimise cancer treatment. The NACR and ChCR media releases contain further interesting information on the new Cancer Registration Act.