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Sweden Cancer Register 2002


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Cancerregistret 2002
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2002 - 12/2002
Series or system 
Sweden Cancer Register
Data type

The Cancer Register (sometimes known as the Swedish Cancer Registry) is nationwide and registration is mandatory. Six regional registries report to the national level data including patient demographics; cancer site, type, and stage; data on diagnosis and reporting; and follow-up information such as date and cause of death or date of migration. There is a separate register for basal cell carcinoma.