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Access to Data

The following MEM dataset(s) are available for delivery on CDAS. For each dataset, a Data Dictionary that describes the data is publicly available. In order to obtain the actual data in SAS or CSV format, you must begin a data-only request. Data will be delivered once the project is approved and data transfer agreements are completed.

Datasets and Data Dictionaries

Files Description
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 101.0 KB)
1. The Master Basic dataset includes demographics and lung cancer risk factor information.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 165.2 KB)
2. The Master Cancer dataset includes clinical observation and treatment of participant for possible or confirmed cancer.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 163.6 KB)
3. The Master Cytology dataset includes descriptive and analytical data for cytological specimens.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 116.4 KB)
4. The Master Death dataset includes records of death and its causes where available.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 124.4 KB)
5. The Master Follow-Up Questionnaire dataset includes records of changes in personal data, illnesses, hospitalizations, and smoking history.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 139.0 KB)
6. The Master Radiology dataset includes descriptive and analytical data for radiological images.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 115.2 KB)
7. The Master Status Change dataset includes records of change in relation to study. Reasons include withdrawal, non-compliance, and an inability to contact.
Data Dictionary
(PDF - 224.1 KB)
8. The Summary Person dataset includes variables that were directly copied, transposed into arrays, or derived from the master files.