Completion of collection of cancer pathology information in 8,000 cases

Feb 15, 2014 11:00 AM

So far over 15,000 incident and recurrent cases of cancer have been reported in the China Kadoorie Biobank.

 

Additional information about cancer pathology is now being collected through hospital records. Using a bespoke hand-held computer system, detailed information about cancer pathology and other relevant clinical data have been retrieved successfully for >8,000 cancer cases from over 200 hospitals. These detailed disease phenotypic data will greatly improve the quality of future research.