Validity of breast cancer registration from one hospital into the Swedish National Cancer Registry 1971-1991.

@article{Garne1995ValidityOB,
  title={Validity of breast cancer registration from one hospital into the Swedish National Cancer Registry 1971-1991.},
  author={Jens Peter Garne and Knut Aspegren and Torgil M{\"o}ller},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1995},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={153-6}
}
To validate the Swedish Cancer Registry concerning breast tumours in female residents of Malmö 1971-1991, registry-entries were compared with clinical records. Correctness and completeness of entries was determined for invasive breast cancer (BC) and cancer in situ of the breast (CIS). As BC were registered 3,646 tumours. Of these 3,403 (93.3%) were confirmed as BC. Completeness was good with 1.1% of diagnosed tumours missing. Correctness of registered cases of CIS was 93.3%, but completeness… CONTINUE READING

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