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Person with cancer—progesterone receptor assay results, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProgesterone receptor assay results
METeOR identifier:Help on this term291341
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 13/06/2004
Definition:Help on this termThe results of progesterone receptor assay at the time or diagnosis of the primary breast tumour, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—progesterone receptor assay results

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
1Test done, results positive (progesterone receptor positive)
2Test done, results negative (Progesterone receptor negative)
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0Test not done (test not ordered or not performed)
8Test done but results unknown

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Collection methods:Help on this term

The Australian Cancer Network Working Party established to develop guidelines for the pathology reporting of breast cancer recommends that hormone receptor assays be performed on all cases of invasive breast carcinoma. The report should include:

  • the percentage of nuclei staining positive and the predominant staining intensity (low, medium, high), and
  • a conclusion as to whether the assay is positive or negative.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Australian Cancer Network

Commission on Cancer American College of Surgeons

Reference documents:Help on this term

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Manual of Use and Interpretation of Pathology Tests: Third Edition Sydney (2001)

Australian Cancer Network Working Party The pathology reporting of breast cancer. A guide for pathologists, surgeons and radiologists Second Edition Sydney (2001)

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

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Progesterone receptor assay status, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.9 KB)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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