Table 1

Items submitted to the National Cancer Registry in Japan by cancer care hospitals

1. Name of hospital14. Date of diagnosis
2. Patient’s identification (ID) number15. Circumstance of cancer detection
3. Name (Hiragana)16. Extension of disease (clinical)
4. Name (Kanji)17. Extension of disease (pathological)
5. Sex18. Surgery of primary site
6. Birth date19. Laparo/thoracoscopic surgery
7. Address of patients20. Endoscopic surgery
8. Laterality21. Result of surgery
9. Diagnosis (primary site)22. Radiation therapy
10. Diagnosis (morphology)23. Chemotherapy
11. Diagnosis facility24. Endocrinotherapy
12. Treatment facility25. Other treatment
13. Basis of diagnosis26. Date of death