Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR)

New cancer case of person, type

New cancer case refers to a diagnosis of a cancerous tumour of a person no more than one year prior to the reference period.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • 'International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) Version 2008' is available on the World Health Organization (WHO) website: https://icd.who.int/browse10/2008/en
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