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Posted on June 11, 2014, 1 a.m. in PLCO

New PLCO cancer data added. Data version: may14.d052114

  • New Inadequate FSG variables:
    • The variables fsgin0/3/5/35 were removed from the colon person file.
    • The new variable fsg_in was added to the screening file, and the variables fsg_in0/3/5/35 were added to the person file. See documentation for variable formats.
  • New Hematopoetic Cancer Type variable:
    • The variable hema_type was given a new format in the hema_prsn file. See documentation for variable formats.
    • The variable hema_subtype has been dropped.
  • New SCU Complications variable indicating whether or not a complication was added from the SCU data.
  • Hematopoietic Non-target Misc Cancers:
    • Cancers with ICD codes classified as Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, myeloproliferative disease, or myelodysplastic syndrome have been improved by classifying them as confirmed borderline hematopoietic cancers.

New PLCO ancillary study data added:

New PLCO lab data added:

The total PLCO population now has 154,898 participants. Over the course of the trial this number decreases due to participants withdrawing, improper consent at randomization or duplication at randomization.