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NCDB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_03968
Alternative name National Cancer DataBase
Restrictions to use None
Maintained Yes


  • Primates
    • Homo sapiens


  • person_outline NCDB Team

Additional information

Only the staff of the Commission on Cancer can access to the entire database.

Publication for National Cancer DataBase

NCDB citations


Social determinants of stage IV anal cancer and the impact of pelvic radiotherapy in the metastatic setting

PMCID: 5673908
PMID: 28980407
DOI: 10.1002/cam4.1203

[…] This study was granted an exemption from the Georgetown University Institutional Review Board (IRB, study number 2017‐0577). The NCDB was queried for patients aged ≥18 years old with cancer of the anus (ICD‐10 codes C21.0, C21.1, and C21.8) diagnosed between 2004 and 2013. The 7th edition American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJC […]


Validation of the American Joint Commission on Cancer (8th edition) changes for patients with stage III gastric cancer: survival analysis of a large series from a Specialized Eastern Center

PMCID: 5633559
PMID: 28913982
DOI: 10.1002/cam4.1118

[…] f the TNM staging system of gastric cancers released in 2016. Changes made to the TNM classification and AJCC tumor stages were based on survival analyses performed for gastric cancer included in the NCDB (U.S.) and Shizuoka Cancer Center (Japan) dataset . In this paper, we mainly discuss changes made to the pTNM classification. The introduction of several new subgroups and substages resulted in t […]


Identify the Atrophy of Alzheimer’s Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Normal Aging Using Morphometric MRI Analysis

PMCID: 5067377
PMID: 27803665
DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00243

[…] anners of different manufacturers may have different inner image modifying techniques, thus may cause bias when we use z-score analysis to compare new patients’ MRI data with a previously established NCDB based on a different kind of scanner or parameters. Therefore, more validation study for the reproducibility of this method for multiple center data and the statistics study for correcting the in […]


Effect of Social Deprivation on the Stage and Mode of Presentation of Colorectal Cancer

PMCID: 5019964
PMID: 27626022
DOI: 10.3393/ac.2016.32.4.128

[…] ewly diagnosed patients with CRC presenting between the 1st of January 2010 and the 31st of December 2014 to a District General Hospital in the UK were included. Data were collected from the Somerset National Cancer Database. The effect of social deprivation, measured based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) score, on the stage and mode of presentation (elective vs. emergency) was evaluate […]


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NCDB institution(s)
Cancer Programs, Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, USA

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