27th July 2018, Volume 131 Number 1479

Vanessa James, Christine Fowler

Professor Ross Lawrenson’s paper1 highlights the value of the New Zealand Cancer Registry (NZCR), which has been in existence since 1948, as the most complete record of cancer diagnoses in…

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Vanessa James, Senior Advisor, Cancer Services, Service Commissioning, Ministry of Health, Wellington; Christine Fowler, Manager Classification and Terminology, Technology and Digital Services, Ministry of Health, Wellington.

Correspondence

Vanessa James, Senior Advisor, Cancer Services, Service Commissioning, Ministry of Health, Wellington.

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vanessa_james@moh.govt.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

References

  1. Lawrenson R, Lao C, Brown L, Wong J, Middleton K, Firth M, Aitken D. Characteristics of lung cancers and accuracy and completeness of registration in the New Zealand Cancer Registry. N Z Med J 2018; 131(1479):13–23.
  2. Roder D, Creighton N, Baker D, Walton R, Aranda S, Currow D. Changing roles of population-based cancer registries in Australia. Aust Health Rev 2015 Sep; 39(4):425–428.

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