On February 28, 2019 the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) announced the release of its new Strategic Master Plan to guide its work through 2023. The vision of the new plan highlights the role of Cancer Tumor Registrars (CTRs) in curating data to advance outcomes, with a mission to empower and advance its members.
The plan provides for specific goals in key areas:
• Professional and Career Development
• Alliances and Advocacy
• Organizational Sustainability & Governance
“We are delighted to with NCRA’s new plan. CTRs play an essential role in generating valuable data for patient care, and the NCRA’s vision and goals will support them in the increasingly complex field of oncology,” said Patrick McNeillie, MD, Co-Founder and CIO of NeuralFrame LLC. “We have been impressed with the quality of CTRs who have been helping us test and develop our software, and anticipate that with this master plan NCRA will continue to develop and support outstanding professionals.”