National Cancer Data Set Overview


The purpose of the National Cancer Minimum Data Set is to advise organisations within the National Health Service on a transferable set of data. These data will meet the needs of clinical audit, assist in the generation of National Performance Indicators and will allow outcome assessment.

By clicking on the date element text within the data set opposite, the selected data element definition will display.

Any text within the displayed definition which is in blue and uppercase is the name of an class, attribute or data element and if clicked on will display the definition for that class, attribute or data element.