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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

Summary of 2014 PUF User File Changes as of 7/14/2016

The following changes have been made for the 2014 PUF:

An additional diagnosis year of data was added: PUF data files now include cases diagnosed in 2004-2014.

Changes to existing variables

PUF Vital Status (PUF_VITAL_STATUS)
This item is now available for cases diagnosed through 2013.

Last Contact or Death, Months from Dx (DX_LASTCONTACT_DEATH_MONTHS)
This item is now available for cases diagnosed through 2013.

Ninety Day Mortality (PUF_90_DAY_MORT_CD)
This item is now available for cases diagnosed through 2013.

Thirty Day Mortality (PUF_30_DAY_MORT_CD)
This item is now available for cases diagnosed through 2013.