History of the Hong Kong Cancer Registry


The Hong Kong Cancer Registry is population-based. It was first established in 1963 and is currently run by staff ofDepartment of Clinical Oncology in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hospital Authority. The registry is staffed by a ClinicalOncologist, 2 full-time statistical analysts and 4 registrars. The registry prepares an annual report of cancer incidence andmortality, highlighting trends and changes.