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Patient—cancer status

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term394065
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe absence or presence of clinical evidence of cancer in the patient.

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Object class:Patient
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A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and or care.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Cancer status
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Clinical evidence of the presence or absence of cancer.

Clinical evidence describes the result of evaluation of a patient's physical condition and prognosis based on information gathered from physical examination, laboratory tests, imaging and the patient's medical history.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termMyers T (Editor) 2009. Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 8th Edition. Missouri: Mosby Elsevier page 394

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Patient—cancer status, code N Health, Standard 07/12/2011

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