Clinical highlights from the National Cancer Data Base: 1994

CA Cancer J Clin. Mar-Apr 1994;44(2):71-80. doi: 10.3322/canjclin.44.2.71.


The National Cancer Data Base, a joint project of the American Cancer Society and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, provides a mechanism for periodic assessment of hospital-based cancer patient care. From the National Cancer Data Base's annual summary, health care professionals can evaluate trends in patient care to make more efficient treatment decisions. This article provides a first look at highlights from the 1994 annual summary.

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neoplasms*
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Stomach Neoplasms
  • United States