Accession Number : ADA349603


Title :   Adding Data Accessibility and Rule-Based Targeted Data Collection to the California Cancer Reporting System for Breast Cases.


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Aug 96-14 Mar 98


Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION BERKELEY


Personal Author(s) : Gordon, Barry


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a349603.pdf


Report Date : MAR 1998


Pagination or Media Count : 88


Abstract : We have placed two innovative cancer information resources on the World Wide Web (www.askcnet.org). In our Cancer Data Query site, we provide public access to California and NCI SEER cancer case information, allowing anyone on the Web to propose data queries and receive tables of counts from their query. Information available on our web site include: (1) Cancer types, stages, and treatment for all California cancer cases diagnosed 1988-1993 (N=780,804); (2) Preliminary results of 1995 study fields on cancer screening, protocol use, and clinical indicators; and (3) SEER's 10% of national cancer cases 1973-1993 (N tilde 2 million). We also have completed our Clinical Trials Matching System, allowing the general public and healthcare professionals to obtain consumer-oriented summaries of current IRB-approved clinical trials that specifically match the requested patient characteristics. Analysis is provided of the age, stage, and previous treatment characteristics of the requests.


Descriptors :   *COMPUTER NETWORKS , *INTERNET , *MAMMARY GLANDS , *BREAST CANCER , GLOBAL , INFORMATION SYSTEMS , COUNTING METHODS , CLINICAL MEDICINE , RULE BASED SYSTEMS , WIDE AREA NETWORKS , ACCESS , CALIFORNIA , PATIENTS , INTERROGATION , PHARMACOLOGY.


Subject Categories : MEDICINE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
      COMPUTER SYSTEMS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE