Term: Manitoba Cancer Registry and Treatment Data

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Last Updated: 2018-11-14


The Manitoba Cancer Registry and Treatment data is a population-based central cancer registry of all cancer cases in the province, maintained by CancerCare Manitoba. It contains "details on the type of cancer, place of diagnosis, date of diagnosis, method of diagnosis and other steps along the patient's journey, including treatment information, such as if surgery, chemotherapy or radiation took place". (CancerCare Manitoba, 2015)

Source: CancerCare Manitoba. What is the Manitoba Cancer Registry? 2015 - https://www.cancercare.mb.ca/Research/epidemiology-cancer-registry/what-is-the-manitoba-cancer-registry/index.html - accessed November 14, 2018.

For more information on Manitoba Cancer Registry data, see the:

  • Manitoba Cancer Registry and Treatment Data Description that contains a brief summary of the content of the data set and information on the Source Agency, Purpose, Years, Type, Size, Data Level, Components, Scope, Data Collection Method, Data Highlights, Data Cautions, Access Requirements, More Information, Last Updated and a list of Previous Studies using the data set;

  • MCHP Metadata Repository - Manitoba Cancer Registry - [Internal Access Only] - for technical and programming related information, including an Overview, Data Model, Data Quality, Data Dictionary, Documents and Reports, and Blog.

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