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Breast cancer histological classification: agreement between the Office for National Statistics and the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme

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INTRODUCTION: Epidemiological studies rely on data supplied by central cancer registration sources to be timely, accurate and complete. Validation studies of such data at a national level are limited. Data collected for the Million Women Study was used to compare the level of agreement between the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) in the recording of incident screen-detected breast cancer histology between 1996 and 2001. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/bcr1352

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Breast cancer research : BCR Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
R1090-R1096
Publication date:
2005-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-542X
ISSN:
1465-5411
Source identifiers:
33379

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