Comparison of New Zealand Cancer Registry data with an independent lung cancer audit.

@article{Stevens2008ComparisonON,
  title={Comparison of New Zealand Cancer Registry data with an independent lung cancer audit.},
  author={Wendy Stevens and Graham Stevens and J. M. B. von Kolbe and Brian Cox},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 1276},
  pages={29-41}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the importance of New Zealand Cancer Registry (NZCR) data to research and healthcare decision-making, there has been no previous assessment of the accuracy of NZCR data since mandatory reporting commenced in 1994. AIM To assess the completeness and accuracy of NZCR lung cancer data. METHOD An audit of secondary care management in Auckland and Northland of lung cancer patients diagnosed in 2004 provided the opportunity to compare data from regional databases (RD) with NZCR… CONTINUE READING

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