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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 004 : Cancer Registry

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 152)
  • § 152. Establishment of cancer registry

    (a) The Commissioner shall establish a uniform statewide population-based cancer registry system for the collection of information determining the incidence of cancer and related data. The Secretary shall adopt rules necessary to effect the purposes of this chapter, including the data to be reported and the effective date after which reporting by health care facilities and health care providers shall be required.

    (b) All cancers diagnosed or treated in the State shall be reported to the representative of the Department of Health authorized by the Commissioner to compile the cancer data, or any individual, agency, or organization designated to cooperate with that representative.

    (c) The Commissioner shall establish a training program for the personnel of participating health care facilities and a quality control program for cancer data. The Commissioner shall collaborate in studies with clinicians and epidemiologists and publish reports on the results of such studies. The Commissioner shall cooperate with the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in providing cancer incidence data. (Added 1993, No. 90, § 2.)