surveillance data (cancer)

Definition / meaning of surveillance data (cancer)

Measures of cancer incidence, morbidity, survival, and mortality for persons with cancer. It also includes the assessment of genetic predisposition, environmental and behavioral risk factors, screening practices, and the quality of care from prevention through palliation.

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Source(s):

The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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