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Person with cancer—distant metastatic site(s) at diagnosis, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDistant metastatic site(s) at diagnosis
METeOR identifier:Help on this term424239
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe anatomical position (topography) of the secondary or distant metastatic site(s) identified in the person with cancer at diagnosis, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—distant metastatic site(s) at diagnosis

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Lung
2Liver
3Bowel
4Bone
5Brain
88Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Metastatic spread indicated but site not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis code set represents common sites of cancer metastasis. Where multiple sites occur, all should be recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Pecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83 (Supp 1): 1-230

Endometrial Cancer Structured Reporting Protocol (1st Edition 2010) © RCPA 2010

The new FIGO staging system for cancers of the vulva, cervix, endometrium and sarcomas; Gynecologic Oncology 115 (2009) 325–328

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record sites of metastases. Where multiple sites occur, all should be recorded.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Pecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83 (Supp 1): 1-230.
RCPA (2011). Endometrial Cancer Structured Reporting Protocol (1st Edition 2011)

Mutch, D G (2009). The new FIGO staging system for cancers of the vulva, cervix, endometrium and sarcomas. Gynecologic Oncology. 115: 325–328

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Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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Gynaecological cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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