37.8.1803 REQUIRED RECORDS, FOLLOW UP
(1) Whenever a patient for whom information has been provided to the tumor registry is admitted to the hospital providing the information on an inpatient or outpatient basis for further treatment related to the tumor for which original registration in the tumor registry was made, the hospital must keep on file the following information:
(a) patient's name, noting any change from previous records;
(b) any paired organ involvement, noting sequence;
(c) subsequent histology, including dates, place, histology type, slide number and procedure;
(d) date, type of procedure and findings of any surgery or other exploratory measure;
(e) date and type of any administration of radiation;
(f) date of any administration of hormones, chemotherapy, immunotherapy or any other kind of treatment;
(g) date of death and/or last follow up;
(h) if death has occurred, the place, cause and whether an autopsy was performed;
(i) if an autopsy was performed, its findings pertaining to cancer;
(j) status at time of latest recorded information, i.e., whether alive or dead, tumor in evidence, or has recurred, or status is unknown;
(k) if recurrence of tumor, date, type, and distant sites of first recurrence; and
(l) names of those physicians primarily and secondarily responsible for follow up treatment.
History: 50-15-706, MCA; IMP, 50-15-703, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 391, Eff. 2/26/82; TRANS, from DHES, 1997 MAR p. 1460; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2441, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 87, Eff. 1/30/09.