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Cancer registration: patient information leaflet

A leaflet for health professionals to distribute to cancer patients explaining what the cancer registry is and what it does.

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Cancer registration: why it matters and what you need to know

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This leaflet should be given to cancer patients to help them understand:

  • why information about cancer is recorded
  • the benefits of recording cancer data
  • how this information is used
  • how they can see their record
  • how they can have their information removed

Copies of this leaflet can be ordered by emailing the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service.

Published 3 November 2016
Last updated 24 January 2017 + show all updates
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