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Cancer treatment—cancer treatment type

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term288171
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2011
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The type of treatment for cancer given as initial treatment for the particular patient.

Context:Help on this termThis item is collected for surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic therapy. It is used for correlating outcome with original intent of the treatment.

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Object class:Cancer treatment
Definition:Help on this termThe course of cancer directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers. It includes all treatments administered to the patient before disease progression or recurrence and applies to surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent therapy for cancer.
Context:Help on this termThis metadata item is required to provide the basis for a standard approach to recording and monitoring patterns of initial treatment for cancer patients.
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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998)

Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)

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Property:Cancer treatment type
Definition:Help on this term

The type of cancer treatment provided.

Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Cancer treatment—cancer treatment type Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Cancer treatment—cancer treatment type, code N Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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