Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour type, code AX
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Residual tumour type|
|Definition:||The type of tumour that remains after the course of cancer treatment, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour type|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Record the presence or absence of residual tumour after treatment.
Residual disease is based on the UICC TNM cancer staging system descriptor represented by the symbol R.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Reference documents:||Sobin LH, Gospodarowicz MK, Wittekind C (Editors) 2009. International Union Against Cancer (UICC): TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours. 7th ed. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons|
Data element attributes
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Health, Superseded 14/05/2015
Conditional obligation: Collect when a person with cancer has completed their initial course of cancer treatment.
Health, Standard 14/05/2015
Collect when a person with cancer has completed their initial course of cancer treatment.