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Person with cancer—primary tumour status

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term293226
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2011
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T stage is the coding system used to identify the presence of primary tumour. It reflects the tumour size and extent of the primary cancer at the time of diagnosis. 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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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Primary tumour status
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The extent of the primary tumour.

Property group:Help on this termImpairment characteristic

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

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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Has been superseded by Person with cancer—primary tumour status Health, Standard 07/12/2011

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Person with cancer—primary tumour status, T stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours 5th ed) code XX[X] Health, Superseded 06/03/2009

Person with cancer—primary tumour status, T stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 6th ed) code XX[X] Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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