Year of diagnosis

Source of standard: North American Association of Central Cancer Registriesexternal icon

Source item name: Derived from Date of initial diagnosis (CoC)

Source item number: 390external icon

This variable indicates the year of initial diagnosis by a recognized medical practitioner for the cancer being reported, whether clinically or microscopically confirmed. Derived from Date of initial diagnosis (CoC) [390].

Considerations for Use

As an additional confidentiality measure, date of diagnosis is not provided.