Cancer registration: a feasibility study in northern Italy. The Collaborative Group of Pathologists for Cancer Registration in Verona.


A pilot study was carried out in the province of Verona, in the north-east of Italy, in order to assess the feasibility of establishing a population-based cancer registry in the area. The quality of routinely collected data, particularly histological diagnoses and hospital discharge codes, was evaluated for the year 1988. All the histologically confirmed… (More)