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NCDB: National Cancer Data Base (Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons)

The National Cancer Data Base includes information on care and survival for eleven common cancers. The comparison data are ©Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons. NCDB Benchmark Reports, v1.1. Chicago, IL, 2002.

“The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), a joint program of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) and the American Cancer Society (ACS), is a nationwide oncology outcomes database for more than 1,400 Commission-approved cancer programs in the United States and Puerto Rico. … The content reproduced from the applications remains the full and exclusive copyrighted property of the American College of Surgeons. The American College of Surgeons is not responsible for any ancillary or derivative works based on the original Text, Tables, or Figures.”

Source: http://www.facs.org/cancer/ncdb/index.html

Below are the categories for our NCDB measures:

Last UpdateJuly 5, 2011

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