Data completeness

NCRI has very high levels of completeness in its registered data, with completeness of cases in 2010 estimates at 97.2% within 5 year of diagnosis for all invasive cancers combined, excluding non-melanoma skin cancers

Completeness for 2010 incidence of all invasive cancers excluding NMSC was estimated at 97.2% within five years of incidence.

For the four cancers with the highest incidence, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, female breast cancer and...Read more


The registry performance indicators, comparing the performance of the National Cancer Registry with four registries in the United Kingdom, have been updated and are available on our website.Read more

This report contains details of a review of data quality at the Registry which examined the comparability, completeness and validity of the data. The review demonstrated that data quality and completeness of case ascertainment levels at the...Read more

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