Punjab Cancer Registry
Cancer registration refers to the process of continual, systematic collection of data on the occurrence and characteristics details
“PCR” is an acronym for the Punjab Cancer Registry. PCR has been set-up by a group of enthusiastic professionals details


About Us

Office-Bearers & GC


Participating Centers



Contact Us

Online Data Entry Link1 Online Data Entry Link2

SMS Short Code detail:  Type PCR [space] [type patient’s information] and send it to 8001

Punjab Cancer Registry facebook Page

The Punjab Cancer Registry was set up in February 2005 to determine the population level cancer statistics in the region. Initially, attempts were made to collect information from cancer patients in the region of Punjab. Effective July 1, 2008, the Registry started collecting data on cancers diagnosed and treated among the residents of Lahore district.
  pcr goal

Once reporting is complete, data from the Registry can be used for monitoring the distribution of various types of cancers, thereby:

  1. For an early diagnosis program
  2. For organizing cancer control programs
  3. For planning patient care programs,
  4. For administrative purposes.
  PCR Mission

To monitor the distribution of cases of cancer among various demographic groups within the population, living in a specified geographic area, in a defined time period.
Table 1: Following professionals are gratefully acknowledged for working on the International Incidence of Childhood Cancer (IICC)-3 collaborative project:
Center ID Contributors Corresponding centers in Lahore
1 Noshin Wasim Yusuf & Tazeen Anis Allama Iqbal Medical College
2 Muhammad Arshad Cheema & Shahida Niazi King Edward Medical University
3 Nazifa Ahmad & Tanveer Mustafa Fatima Jinnah Medical University
4 Haseeb Ahmad & Sabiha Riaz Fatima Memorial College of Medicine & Dentistry
5 Rakhshindah Bajwa Services Institute of Medical Sciences
6 Adna Atif, Ain ul Quader, Aneel Yousaf, Asif Loya, Faisal Sultan, Farhana Badar, Hina Asif, Mohammad Tariq Mahmood, Muhammed Aasim Yusuf, Raqib Faraz, Sajid Mushtaq, Samina Mansoor, & Shahid Mahmood Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center
7 Ayesha Anees & Misbah Masood Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology
8 Mahmood Ul Hassan Tariq & Nasir Chughtai Sheikh Zayed Hospital
9 Abul Fazal Ali Khan, Muhammad Abbas Khokhar, & Zeba Aziz Jinnah Hospital
10 Akhtar Sohail Chughtai & Omar Rasheed Chughtai Chughtai Lab
11 Alia Ahmad, Ghazala Hanif, & Nisar Ahmad The Children’s Hospital & Institute of Child Health
12 Ghulam Rasool Sial & Imrana Tanvir Ittefaq Hospital
13 Farooq Aziz Shalamar Medical & Dental College
Sixth Term
Dr. Alia Ahmad
Dr. Asif Loya
Dr. Farhana Badar


PCR Reports/News Items/Publications

JCPSP - 2020
PCR Report - 2019
Letter JAMC-2019
PCR Report - 2018
BMJ Open-2017-Badar
BMJ Open-2016-Badar
PCR Report - Population Based Cancer Registration
Cancer reg. in Pakistan-JCPSP

For Queries, Please contact:
  Secretary, Punjab Cancer Registry
  Email:  pcr@skm.org.pk    dm@skm.org.pk