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Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour indicator, yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termResidual tumour indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430267
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether residual tumour is present after the course of treatment for cancer, as represented by a code.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430253
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether residual tumour is present or absent after the course of treatment for cancer.
Object class:Help on this termCancer treatment
Property:Help on this termResidual (R) tumour indicator

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Yes/no code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270732
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 22/01/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing 'yes' and 'no'.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the presence of residual tumour on completion of the course of treatment for cancer.

In some cases treated with surgery and/or neoadjuvant therapy, residual tumour will be present at the primary site after treatment because of incomplete resection or local and regional disease extending beyond the scope of resection.
Collection methods:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's medical record, referral letters or attending medical clinician.
Comments:Help on this termThe presence of residual tumour may indicate the effect of treatment, influence further treatment decisions, and be a strong predictor of prognosis.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termAmerican Joint Committee on Cancer 2010. AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 7th edition. Springer: New York

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