Cancer treatment—treatment modification type for cancer-related systemic therapy, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Systemic therapy modification type
METeOR identifier:424306
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:The type of change to a cancer patient's systemic therapy treatment plan, as represented by a code.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Cancer treatment—treatment plan modification
METeOR identifier:425600
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:A change to the patient's cancer treatment plan, often due to the patient's response to treatment or a change in the extent or pathway of the disease.
Object class:Cancer treatment
Property:Treatment plan modification

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Treatment modification type for cancer-related systemic therapy code N[N]
METeOR identifier:424304
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:A code set describing the ways in which a regimen of systemic therapy can be modified.  

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
01Dose decrease
02Drug omission
03Drug delivery interval increase
04Dose increase
05Drug introduction
06Drug delivery interval decrease
07Dose increase and interval decrease
88Other
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Systemic therapy encompasses chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Cancer Australia Working Group, 2010.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record the type of modification made to systemic therapy treatment from the initial treatment plan or systemic therapy schedule for a course of cancer treatment. Systemic therapy encompasses chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy.
Collection methods:Collect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Cancer Australia Working Group, 2010.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

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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