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We are pleased to offer links to various documents regarding the audit. For queries that these documents don't answer, please contact us at NLCA@rcplondon.ac.uk

File Name Type Description
NLCA trust first seen algorithm A description of the algorithm used to allocate lung cancer cases to individual organisations for the purpose of cohort analysis.
NLCA Data Flows Feb 2018 A description of how data moves between organisations.
Key Data items for 2018 Key data items for collection by lung cancer teams.
NLCA Indicators for 2018 Description of the indicator measures and standards for 2018.
BTOG Roadshow TNM v8.0 slideset The NLCA expects trusts to collect stage data according to TNM v8.0 from 1st January 2018.
Outlier Policy NLCA policy for identifying and reporting on outliers from 2017 onwards.
Changes between TNM classification v7.0 and v8.0 The NLCA expects trusts to collect stage data according to TNM v8.0 from 1st January 2018.
Lessons learnt - data improvement for the NLCA The 2016 NLCA Annual Report identified approx. 6,000 extra cases of lung cancer. This paper gives details of the work done to understand this increase.
MDT and Care Plan data Using Somerset Cancer Registry software to record NLCA Data items.
NLCA ACE-27 A worksheet to assist in collection of ACE-27 co-morbidity data.
NLCA analysis methodology reviewed January 2017 Details of the methodology used to analyse the results for the 2016 Annual report.
NLCA Guidance for CancerStats Data Completeness Reports March 2016 Guidance on how to use the "Trust First Seen" filter in CancerStats.
NLCA indicators for 2017 Description of the indicator measures and standards for 2017.
NLCA key data items June 2017 Key data items for collection by lung cancer teams.
NLCA FAQ Frequently asked questions about the National Lung Cancer Audit.

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