National Cancer Intelligence Network


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National Cancer Intelligence Network

A UK-wide initiative to improve standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes by improving the information collected about cancer patients for analysis, publication and research. The NCIN works closely with cancer services in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and in England, where it is part of the National Cancer Programme.

Goals, National Cancer Intelligence Network
• Promote efficient and effective data collection throughout the cancer journey;
• Provide a common national repository for cancer data sets;
• Produce expert analyses;
• Monitor patterns of cancer care;
• Exploit information to drive improvements in cancer care and clinical outcomes;
• Enable use of cancer information to support audit and research programmes.
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A new study from the National Cancer Intelligence Network shows that liver resection - removing the cancerous part of the liver and a small part of healthy tissue around it - can boost this five-year survival to 46%.
The NHS, according to research by Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Intelligence Network.
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The report, from the National Cancer Intelligence Network, found that while five-year survival rates for almost all forms of cancer have improved in England from 1985 to 2009, there has been no improvement in the survival statistics for primary bone cancer.
A report from the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) found men were more likely to suffer the effects of deprivation than women.
A report from the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) today found men were more likely to suffer the effects of deprivation than women.
Improved surgical techniques are contributing to a rise in the number of people successfully battling the disease, said experts from the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and the Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service (NYCRIS).
The study by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) analysed more than 25,000 cases of cervical cancer diagnosed between 1995 and 2004.
Research by the National Cancer Intelligence Network suggests up to 15,000 people a year are not living as long as they might after developing cancer.
Professor David Forman of the National Cancer Intelligence Network said: "For many types of cancer, there's no known biological reason why men should be at greater risk, so we were surprised.
The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) says cancer deaths in the region are about 20% higher than the rest of England.
A report by the British National Cancer Intelligence Network and Cancer Research UK found males are almost 40 per cent more likely than females to be killed by the disease.

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