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Person with cancer—regional lymph node metastasis status

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term293218
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2011
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N stage is the coding system used to denote the absence or presence of regional lymph node metastases. It classifies the extent of regional lymph node metastases at the time of diagnosis of the primary cancer. It is a part of the TNM cancer staging system.

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Object class:Person with cancer
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A person who has been diagnosed with a cancer.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Regional lymph node metastasis status
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The absence or presence and the extent of regional lymph node metastasis.

Property group:Help on this termPhysical wellbeing

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Sobin LH (Editors) (1997) International Union Against Cancer (UICC) TNM classification of malignant tumours, 5th edition. Wiley-Liss, New York

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Person with cancer—regional lymph node metastasis status, N stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours 5th ed) code XX Health, Superseded 06/03/2009

Person with cancer—regional lymph node metastasis status, N stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 6th ed) code XX Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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