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Cancer treatment—post-initial surgery residual tumour size category, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTumour residual post-surgery size category
METeOR identifier:Help on this term424302
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe size of the residual tumour remaining after the initial surgery for cancer treatment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—post-initial surgery residual tumour size

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Microscopic but no macroscopic residual disease
2Residual tumour less than 0.5 cm
3Residual tumour between 0.5 cm and less than 1 cm
4Residual tumour between 1 cm and 2 cm
5Residual tumour greater than 2 cm
Supplementary values:Help on this term
7Not applicable
8Unknown/unable to be assessed
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis code outlines categories for the largest diameter of tumour residual implants after cancer treatment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termPecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83(Supp 1): 1-230.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the size of the largest tumour residual remaining after the initial surgery for cancer treatment. The tumour residual size is the diameter of largest residual implants remaining after surgery.
Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records.
Comments:Help on this termThe residual tumour size after the initial surgery is a prognostic indicator that will impact later treatment pathways.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termPecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83(Supp 1): 1-230.

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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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