Completeness of hospital cancer case reporting from the SEER Program of the National Cancer Institute.

@article{Zippin1995CompletenessOH,
  title={Completeness of hospital cancer case reporting from the SEER Program of the National Cancer Institute.},
  author={C Zippin and David Lum and Benjamin F. Hankey},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={76 11},
  pages={2343-50}
}
BACKGROUND To ascertain the quality of data entering a population-based reporting system, an essential requirement is to study levels of completeness of case-ascertainment and reporting. This study represents an effort to quantify completeness of case reporting in the SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) Program of the National Cancer Institute. METHODS Hospitals in each of the participating SEER areas were stratified according to their annual hospital cancer caseload for the… CONTINUE READING

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