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National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit

March 2018
New dataset available
The new dataset is available on the NOGCA website.

Some minor changes are planned in April. Once live in the Clinical Audit Platform (CAP), they will apply to all data submitted to CAP, regardless of audit year:

They include:

  • TNM Version is being updated to accept TNM8.
  • To align with COSD, Adjunctive Therapy is being added to the Chemotherapy-Radiotherapy Record and the reference data for Oncological Treatment Intent is being amended.
Somerset Cancer Registry and InfoFlex have received advance notice of these dataset changes. If your trust uses a bespoke system and would like to know more, please email
The Annual Report 2018 is due to be published in September. 

The final results for the Clinical Outcome Publication 2018 have been sent to trusts and consultants. The publication date will be announced soon.

The Audit has had a paper ‘Changes in volume, clinical practice and outcome after reorganisation of oesophago-gastric cancer care in England: A longitudinal observational study’ published in the
European Journal of Surgical Oncology
Using audit data for analysis or research
If there is an analysis you would like the Audit to do, we may be able to include it in a future publication.  Please email any suggestions to

If you have an idea you would like to pursue yourself, you can request access to audit data via our commissioner, the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

CSV files of data published in the annual reports is available at