All in situ and malignant neoplasms are considered reportable to the South Dakota Cancer Registry. The database includes all cases of carcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma, lymphoma, and leukemia diagnosed by histology / cytology, radiology, laboratory testing, clinical observation, autopsy, and certifier on death certificate.
Also reportable are benign tumors of the brain, central nervous system, meninges, pineal gland, or pituitary gland.
Basal and squamous cell carcinomas of non-mucoepidermoid sites of the skin are not reportable.
Invasive cancer of the cervix is reportable, but in situ cervix cases are not.