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Person with cancer—region of first recurrence of cancer, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRegion of first recurrence
METeOR identifier:Help on this term289136
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/06/2004
Definition:Help on this termThe region of first recurrence of primary cancer after a disease free intermission or remission, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—region of first recurrence of cancer

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Local
2Regional
3Both local and regional
4Distant
5Distant and either local or regional
6Local, regional and distant
Supplementary values:Help on this term
0None, patient is disease-free
7Patient was never disease-free
8Recurred but site unknown
9Unknown if recurred

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The region of the first recurrence following the initial diagnosis should be recorded.

The record should not be updated with subsequent recurrences.

The cancer may recur in more than one site (e.g. both regional and distant metastases).

Record the highest numbered applicable response.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termCommission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons
Reference documents:Help on this term

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Region of first recurrence, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.0 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 06/03/2009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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 22/12/2009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Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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