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Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry (VACCR)

Metadata Updated: January 9, 2018

The Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry (VACCR) receives and stores information on cancer diagnosis and treatment constraints compiled and sent in by the local cancer registry staff at each of the 132 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers that diagnose and/or treat Veterans with cancer. The information sent is encoded to meet the site-specific requirements for registry inclusion as established by several oversight bodies, including the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer, and the American Joint Commission on Cancer, among others. The information is obtained from a wide variety of medical record documents at the local medical center pertaining to each Veterans Health Administration (VHA) cancer patient. The information is then transmitted to the VACCR. Details collected include extensive demographics, cancer identification, extent of disease and staging, first course of treatment, and outcomes. Data extraction is available to researchers with VA approved Institutional Review Board studies, peer review, and Data Use Agreements.

Access & Use Information

Non-public: This dataset is not for public access or use. Specific details are provided below. License: Creative Commons CCZero
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, protected health information.

Downloads & Resources

No file downloads are available because this is not a public dataset. See Access & Use Information for details.

Dates

Metadata Created Date February 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date January 9, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from VA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date February 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date January 9, 2018
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs
Unique Identifier VA-VHA-PCS-015
Maintainer
VHA Open Data
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level non-public
Bureau Code 029:15
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://www.data.va.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id f443b6e9-3afa-49d3-9974-025595ff36c1
Harvest Source Id e868f753-9395-4666-a30c-219334a64c6b
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2013-12-30
Program Code 029:040
Rights Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, protected health information.
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 78ae9de2329e31cccfb4dc69ea447d069d60cf04
Source Schema Version 1.1
System of Records https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-11/pdf/2012-11487.pdf
Temporal 1995-01-01T00:00:00Z/2014-12-31T00:00:00Z
Category Basic Statistics, Use, and Operational Data

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