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DCB1533: Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set

The Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) data set captures activity data relating to the treatment of cancer with medicines.

About this information standard

Since May 2014, all NHS trusts in England which deliver systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) are required to provide comprehensive monthly usage data to Public Health England. These data include information on all anti-cancer drugs given to adult and paediatric patients with solid or haematological malignancies.

This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the other listed documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.

Current release

Release date 06/12/2018
Release number Amd 80/2018
Release title Version 3.0
Stage Implementation 
Key documents 
Supporting documents 
Further information 

More information can be found on the Public Health England Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) web pages.

Previous release

Release date 06/11/2013
Release number Amd 24/2013
Release title  Version 2.0 updates
Stage  Maintenance
Key documents 
Supporting documents  NHS Data Model and Dictionary Change Request 1370


Last edited: 13 December 2018 11:30 am