Preventing Chronic Disease | Using the National Death Index to Identify Duplicate Cancer Incident Cases in Florida and New York, 1996"2005 - CDC

Cancer registries link incidence data to state death certificates to update vital status and identify missing cases; they also link these data to the National Death Index (NDI) to update vital status among patients who leave the state after their diagnosis. This study explored the use of information from NDI linkages to identify potential duplicate cancer cases registered in both Florida and New York.

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  • Syndication ID: 11644
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  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:48 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:34 PM


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