Registration quality and descriptive epidemiology of childhood brain tumours in Scotland 1975-90.

@article{Mckinney1994RegistrationQA,
  title={Registration quality and descriptive epidemiology of childhood brain tumours in Scotland 1975-90.},
  author={P. A. Mckinney and James W Ironside and Elaine F. Harkness and Juan Carlos Arango and Dearbhla Doyle and Roger J. Black},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1994},
  volume={70},
  pages={973 - 979}
}
Children (0-14 years) with malignant brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumours (ICD9 191 and 192) were listed from the Scottish Cancer Registration Scheme for the years 1975-90. These cases formed the basis for validation and verification procedures aimed at providing a complete and accurate data set for epidemiological analyses. A variety of data sources were cross-checked to optimise ascertainment, and resulting from this 5.7% of validated cases were found on the cancer registry with… CONTINUE READING
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