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National Cancer Intelligence Network

The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), part of the National Cancer Research Institute, coordinates the collection, analysis and publication of comparative national information on diagnosis, treatment and outcomes for types of cancers and types of patient, in a way which is useful to patients, commissioners and service providers and other interested parties.

Sitting within the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), the NCIN works closely with cancer services in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In England, the NCIN is part of the National Cancer Programme.

It brings together information from national NHS cancer organisations, cancer registries, health service researchers and a range of other interested parties (including the Office for National Statistics; National Clinical Audit Support Programme; and the NHS Information Centre).

Members of the National Cancer Intelligence Network

Funding Organisations

Regional and Specialist Cancer Registries

  • Eastern CAncer Registry and Information Centre
  • National Registry of Childhood Tumours
  • Northern Ireland Cancer Registry
  • Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry
  • North West Cancer Intelligence Service
  • Oxford Cancer Intelligence Unit
  • Scottish Cancer Registry
  • South West Public Health Observatory
  • Thames Cancer Registry
  • Trent Cancer Registry
  • Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit
  • West Midlands Cancer Intelligence Unit

Statistical and Analytical Organisations

  • Cancer Research UK Statistics Team
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group
  • National Clinical Analysis and Specialised Applications Team
  • NHS Information Centre
  • Office for National Statistics

Other partners

  • National End of Life Care Intelligence Network
  • Breakthrough Breast Cancer
  • National Institute for Health Research Research Capability Programme
  • NHS Cancer Screening Programmes
  • NHS Improvement
  • Pharmaceutical Oncology Initiative

External links

  • National Cancer Intelligence Network
  • National Cancer Intelligence Network on the NHS website
  • BBC article in response to an NCIN report on lung cancer
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