Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Outcome of initial treatment|
|Definition:||The response of the tumour at the completion of the initial treatment modalities, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Cancer treatment—outcome of treatment|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1.0 Complete response
Complete disappearance of all measurable disease, including tumour markers, for at least four weeks. No new lesions or new evidence of disease.
CODE 2.1 Partial response
A decrease by at least 50% of the sum of the products of the maximum diameter and perpendicular diameter of all measurable lesions, for at least four weeks. No new lesions or worsening of disease.
CODE 2.2 Stable or static disease
No change in measurable lesions qualifying as partial response or progression and no evidence of new lesions.
CODE 2.3 Progressive disease
An increase by at least 25% of the sum of the products of the maximum diameter and a perpendicular diameter of any measurable lesion, or the appearance of new lesions.
Data element attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Origin:||New South Wales Health Department|
Public Health Division NSW Clinical Cancer Data Collection for Outcomes and Quality. Data Dictionary Version 1 Sydney NSW Health Dept (2001)
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Outcome of initial treatment, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.8 KB) No registration status
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