The Japanese lung cancer registry conducted by the Japanese Joint Committee for Lung Cancer Registration

Noriyoshi Sawabata, Hisao Asamura, Yoichi Nakanishi, Kenji Eguchi, Masaki Mori, Hiroaki Nomori, Yoshitaka Fujii, Etsuo Miyaoka, Meinoshin Okumura, Kohei Yokoi

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Abstract

Objective. To show activity of the Japanese lung cancer registry conducted by Japanese Joint Committee for Lung Cancer Registration (JJCLCR). Design. Outcomes and plans provided by JJCLCR were reviewed. Results. The Japan Lung Cancer Society, the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, and the Japanese Respiratory Society jointly established JJCLCR, which provided information regarding Japanese lung cancer treatment in Japanese or English articles. In addition to publications, the JJCLCR is making an international contribution by transferring data of many lung cancer cases to the International Staging Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). The JJCLCR conducted regular registration of surgical cases in 1994, 1999 and 2004. In addition, results from a prospective registry of surgical and non-surgical cases in 2002 were evaluated. Planned registries will be prospective registry for non-surgical cases in 2012 and retrospective registry for surgical cases in 2010. Conclusion. The JJCLCR contributes to the improvement of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-79
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Lung Cancer
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Feb
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Lung cancer
  • Registry
  • TNM classification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Sawabata, N., Asamura, H., Nakanishi, Y., Eguchi, K., Mori, M., Nomori, H., Fujii, Y., Miyaoka, E., Okumura, M., & Yokoi, K. (2012). The Japanese lung cancer registry conducted by the Japanese Joint Committee for Lung Cancer Registration. Japanese Journal of Lung Cancer, 52(1), 77-79. https://doi.org/10.2482/haigan.52.77