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Cancer staging—staging basis of cancer, code A

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termStaging basis of cancer
METeOR identifier:Help on this term296981
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe timing and evidence for T, N and M cancer stage values, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer staging—staging basis of cancer

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
PPathological
CClinical

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CODE P     Pathological    

Pathological stage is based on histological evidence acquired before treatment, supplemented or modified by additional evidence acquired from surgery and from pathological examination.

CODE C     Clinical

Clinical stage is based on evidence obtained prior to treatment from physical examination, imaging, endoscopy, biopsy, surgical exploration or other relevant examinations.

Refer to the latest edition of the UICC reference manual TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours for coding rules.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

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Collection methods:Help on this termFrom information provided by the treating doctor and recorded on the patient's medical record.

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Has been superseded by Cancer staging—staging basis of cancer, code A Health, Standard 07/12/2011

See also Person with cancer—distant metastasis status, M stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XX] Health, Standard 07/12/2011

See also Person with cancer—extent of primary cancer, TNM stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XX] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

See also Person with cancer—primary tumour status, T stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XXX] Health, Standard 07/12/2011

See also Person with cancer—regional lymph node metastasis status, N stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XX] Health, Standard 07/12/2011

See also Person with cancer—regional lymph node metastasis status, N stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 8th ed) code X[XX] Health, Candidate 06/08/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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

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

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

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