Capture rate and representativity of The National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden.

@article{Tomic2015CaptureRA,
  title={Capture rate and representativity of The National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden.},
  author={Katarina Tomic and Anders E Berglund and David Robinson and Marie Hj{\"a}lm-Eriksson and Stefan Carlsson and Mats Lambe and P{\"a}r Stattin},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={158-63}
}
BACKGROUND Capture rate and representativity of quality registers need to be assessed in order to ensure that register data are generalizable. MATERIAL AND METHODS In 1998-2009, 103 047 men had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and registered in the Swedish Cancer Register to which registration is mandated by law and of these men, 100 849 men (98%) had also been registered in The National Prostate Cancer Register (NPCR) of Sweden. We compared demographics, cancer treatment, comorbidity, and… CONTINUE READING