Distant metastatic site code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:424245
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:A code set representing the site of distant metastatic cancer.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Lung
2Liver
3Bowel
4Bone
5Brain
88Other
Supplementary values:
99Metastatic spread indicated but site not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:

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

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person with cancer—distant metastatic site(s) at diagnosis, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014