Scottish Cancer Registry (SMR06)

Public Health Scotland is responsible for the collection of information on Scottish residents when they are diagnosed with malignant (and some benign) tumours.

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Contact Point phs.edris@phs.scot
Dataset Privacy Tags Maximally Restricted
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Landing Page https://web.www.healthdatagateway.org/dataset/fa45c071-1852-4c02-bddc-fda4517bffa8
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Tags CANCER,NHS Scotland,Cancer Registry
Publisher Public Health Scotland
Geographic Coverage {https://www.geonames.org/2638360/scotland.html}
Start of time period covered by this dataset 1981-01-01
End of time period covered by this dataset
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Access Rights https://researchdata.scot/researcher-support-consultancy-services
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Documentation The registry began in 1958 collecting personal, demographic and diagnosis information (such as site, histology, behaviour, histological confirmation and hospital of diagnosis) from cancer patients. In 1997, a new electronic cancer recording system was launched and at this point the registry was extended to include extra information on tumour stage (for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer), tumour grade and treatment information. A wide variety of geographical data is also included in the dataset including Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and Carstairs measures, census output area, NHS Board, Electoral Ward and Parliamentary constituency.
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Language {en}
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