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Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termImmunotherapy start date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term393541
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe start date of immunotherapy administered during the initial course of treatment for cancer, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date

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Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

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Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the first or earliest date on which immunotherapy was administered during the initial course of treatment. The initial course of treatment includes all treatments administered to the patient from diagnosis and before disease progression or recurrence.

The start date of immunotherapy treatment is recorded regardless of whether the course of treatment is completed as intended, and regardless of the intent or timing of the immunotherapy.

A patient may undergo immunotherapy for an extended period of time.

The start date of the immunotherapy treatment is recorded even if the agent is experimental.

Multiple entries are not permitted.

Dates of surgery, radiotherapy and other systemic treatments are collected as separate items. However, if a patient receives treatment with a protocol that includes different types of systemic therapy agents, for example, a chemotherapy agent and an immunotherapy agent, record the completion date of treatment in both relevant data items.

Collection methods:Help on this termThe information should be obtained from the patient’s medical record.
Comments:Help on this termCollecting the start and finish dates for treatment modalities will enable an estimate of treatment duration.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Origin:Help on this term

American College of Surgeons 2002. Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), 2009 revision. Commission on Cancer

American College of Surgeons 1998. Standards of the Commission on Cancer: Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS), Volume II. Commission on Cancer

Johnson CH & Adamo M (Editors) 2007. SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual 2007, MD 2008 revision. Bethesda:National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication number 07-5581

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See also Cancer treatment—immunotherapy completion date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Has been superseded by Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

See also Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent or protocol, text X[X(149)] Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Immunotherapy for cancer cluster Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

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