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Abstract

Trent Cancer Registry is one of eight regional cancer registries in England and eleven registries across the UK. Its main role is to collect, process and analyse information on newly diagnosed cases of cancer and some pre-cancerous and non-malignant conditions in the populations of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Rutland (a total of approximately 4.8 million people).

Main Topics/Subject Category
Cases diagnosed in hospitals (inpatient and outpatient), cancer incidence, cancer mortality and survival.
Variables

Births and deaths, population estimates, population age structure, population change, population projections, ethnicity, determinants of health, health indicators.

Keywords
Births, deaths, population, population estimate, ethnicity, health, employment, income, deprivation, disability, education, housing, crime, living environment, cancer, mortality, health status, self reported health, mortality, survival
Identifier Variables
LA, PCT
Area of Health System
Other
Disease Area
Cancer
Data collecting organization (s)
Trent Cancer Registry
Data Type
Condition specific
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
1966
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

New registrations (malignant, non-malignant and some pre-cancerous conditions) in South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Rutland each year

Availability
East Midlands Public Health Observatory
Conditions of Access
Free access, Free registration access
Link
http://www.empho.org.uk/tcr/data.aspx#topca
Contact
Tel: 01142263560, sht-tr.tcrinfo@nhs.net
Publications
Smith LK, et al. Latest trends in cancer incidence among UK South Asians in Leicester. British Journal of Cancer 2003; 89: 70–73