Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program

2012 Gold Certification logo

In 2017, the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) awarded Gold Certification to the Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program for quality, completeness, and timeliness of 2014 cancer data.

Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program

Physical Address:

South Grand Building, 2nd Floor

333 S. Grand Ave.

Lansing, MI 48933


Mailing Address:
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics
Cancer Surveillance Section
333 S. Grand Ave.
P.O. Box 30691
Lansing, MI 48909-0634

Contact Us - MCSP Staff List PDF icon

Messages & Announcements:

Web Plus Upgrade to NAACCR Format Version 16e (6/14/2017) PDF icon

2018 MCSP Educational Workshop sheduled for Fall 2018. Details available this spring.

As the online abstracting function in Web Plus is now used for electronic reporting of cancer cases by non-ACoS facilities, MCSP no longer accepts Abstract Plus data files. Please contact MCSP staff if you have questions.

Web Plus Online Abstracting Function - Time-out Clarification (9/15/2016) PDF icon

Important Announcement for METRIQ and ONCOLOG Software Users (8/17/2016) PDF icon

MDHHS Office of the State Registrar: Administrative Rules on Cancer Reporting (Rev. 6/30/2016) PDF icon

Act 82 of 1984 Establishing the Michigan Central Cancer Registry PDF icon

MCSP Cancer Report Form, Cancer Program Manual, and Resource References

MCSP Cancer Report Form (Rev. 1/6/2016) PDF icon

MCSP Cancer Program Manual - DRAFT (Rev. 4/27/2018) PDF icon
Note: For cases diagnosed January 1, 2018 and later. This is a DRAFT document that will be revised.

MCSP Cancer Program Manual for cases diagnosed prior to 2018 (Rev. 6/26/2017) PDF icon 

MCSP Laterality Codes by Primary Site (Rev. 2/2013) PDF icon

MCSP ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Casefinding Codes (Rev. 2/9/2016) PDF icon 
Note: ICD-9-CM codes are valid through 9/30/2015. ICD-10-CM take effect beginning October 1, 2015.

Compilation of all NEWSBLAST email notices as of May 25, 2018. A Table of Contents is provided to easily link to all NEWSBLAST topics.

MCSP Quarterly Updates

July 2016 MCSP Update PDF icon 

April 2016 MCSP Update PDF icon 

January 2016 MCSP Update PDF icon 

October 2015 MCSP Update PDF icon

July 2015 MCSP Update PDF icon

April 2015 MCSP Update PDF icon

January 2015 MCSP Update PDF icon

October 2014 MCSP Update PDF icon

April 2014 MCSP Update PDF icon

July 2014 MCSP Update PDF icon

MCSP Forms
Confidentiality Agreement PDF icon Request for automated death data files for hospital registry management and patient follow-up.

Reporting Facility Contact Information Form (Rev. 2/7/2017) (MS Word doc)

MCSP Web Plus User Account Request Form PDF icon

MCSP Web Plus Login and File Upload Instructions (5/12/2017) PDF icon

Michigan Cancer Statistical Data

We are pleased to announce that the Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program has been named as a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) Registry of Distinction for 2016. This distinction recognizes MCSP for providing high-quality data for cancer prevention and control activities at the local, regional, and national levels.

Funding for the MCSP Workshops is made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.