LS variable metadata
Variable: TICDCC
Table: CANC
Short description: Histology of growth ICD-O
Full description: Four digits from the ICD-O morphology code describing the histology of growth. The initial 'M' from the code list is not included in the LS data.
Coding notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by OPCS/ONS through the cancer registration scheme of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19941231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: TICDCC,TY3ACC
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).