New Mexico Tumor Registry

New Mexico Tumor Registry

Phone: (505) 272-5541
Fax: (505) 272-3750
Email: info@nmtr.unm.edu

Mailing Address
MSC11 6020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Courier Address
2325 Camino de Salud
Building 229, Room G-35
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Cancer is a Reportable Disease in New Mexico

Reporting requirements

The New Mexico Department of Health has designated cancer as a reportable disease in New Mexico (New Mexico Administrative Code: Title 7; Chapter 4; Part 3 ). The New Mexico Tumor Registry is the agency designated to conduct public health surveillance for cancer in New Mexico.

The Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) allows for confidential records to be disclosed for the purposes of public health surveillance (HIPAA § 164.512).

Download the New Mexico Reportable Disease Requirements.