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Cancer treatment—distance of closest surgical margin

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430291
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe distance of the closest surgical margin from the invasive or in situ carcinoma after surgical cancer treatment.

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Object class:Cancer treatment
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The course of cancer-directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers.

This may include cancer-directed surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent therapy for cancer. It applies to the primary course of cancer treatment, treatment administered to the patient in response to disease progression or treatment administered to the patient in response to disease recurrence.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
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Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998)

Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)

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Property:Distance of closest surgical margin
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The distance in millimetres of the closest surgical margin from the invasive or in situ carcinoma.

Surgical margins represent sites that have either been cut or bluntly dissected by the surgeon to resect the specimen.
Property group:Help on this termLocation characteristics

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia.

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Cancer treatment—distance of closest surgical margin, total millimetres N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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