Scottish Cancer Registry (SMR06)
Data set description
This dataset includes information on all new diagnoses of cancer occurring within Scotland. The registry has been running since 1958. These data are collected by Public Health Scotland and contain diagnostic, staging and treatment information on on all cancers, including every colorectal and anal cancer diagnosed in Scotland. The SMR06 data is routinely linked with NRS deaths data and hospital admissions data as part of the Information Services Division linked data catalogue.
Some useful variable definitions and codes:
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