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Wisconsin CaRI Database Information

Last Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2022

Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System

General Information



Government Agency

Cancer Reporting Requirements

More than 6 months from diagnosis

Completed cases should be submitted to WCRS within six months of date of diagnosis,
or date of initial contact if diagnosed elsewhere. Breast cancer cases should be
submitted to WCRS within 12 months of date of diagnosis or date of initial contact if
diagnosed elsewhere (breast cancer treatment and sometimes staging information are
often not complete within the six month time frame).

Less than every 3 months

Facilities should electronically submit cancer case files via Web Plus at least once a
month for annual caseloads over 500, or quarterly for smaller annual caseloads.

Hospitals, Physician/Healthcare Providers, Laboratories

Hospitals, Physician/Healthcare Providers, Radiation/Radiology Facilities, Laboratories



Electronic reporting is required for all hospitals.



Registry Data

Population Data
  • 5,776,537Total Population Count
  • 1.8%% of US Population
  • 0.9%% of US Black Population
  • 0.9%% of US API Population
  • 1.9%% of US AI/AN* Population
  • 0.7%% of US Hispanic Population
  • 0.7%% of US Hispanic Non-White Population

*CHSDA Counties only

Cancer Data
  • 33,427Malignant Cases
  • 2.0%% of US Malignant Cases







Yes (Restrictions -

Study Participation

Research TypeExperience with StudiesInterested in Studies
Case Contacts Studies Yes Yes
Geospatial Studies Yes Yes
Linkage Studies Yes Yes
Rapid Case Ascertainment Studies Yes Yes
Re-Abstracting/Patterns of Care Studies Yes Yes
Survival Studies Yes Yes

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