Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent name (primary cancer)

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:288355
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/06/2004
Definition:

The standard chemotherapeutic agent or anti-cancer drug used for treatment of the primary cancer.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Cancer treatment
Definition:The 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:This metadata item is required to provide the basis for a standard approach to recording and monitoring patterns of initial treatment for cancer patients.
Specialisation of:Service/care event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:

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)

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Systemic therapy agent name
Definition:

The standard chemotherapeutic agent or anti-cancer drug used for treatment of a cancer.

Property group:Service provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent name (primary cancer), antineoplastic drug code (Self-Instructional Manual for Tumour Registrars Book 8 3rd edn) X[X(39)] Health, Superseded 07/12/2011