Patient—diagnosis date (first recurrence of cancer), DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Date of diagnosis of first recurrence
METeOR identifier:288596
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/06/2004

The date a medical practitioner confirms the diagnosis of a recurrent or metastatic cancer of the same histology.

Data Element Concept:Patient—diagnosis date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Date
Data type:Date/Time
Maximum character length:8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The term `recurrence' defines the return, reappearance or metastasis of cancer (of the same histology) after a disease free period.


This item is collected for determining the time interval from diagnosis to recurrence, from treatment to recurrence and from recurrence to death.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons
Reference documents:

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Date of diagnosis of first recurrence, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.8 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 06/03/2009

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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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